Makinson Family History

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Makinson Name Meaning

Northern English (Lancashire): patronymic from Makin 1.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Makins, Manson, Hankinson, Watkinson, Atkinson, Mattinson, Parkinson

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Makinson Family Origin

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Makinson Family Occupations

What did your Makinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works In Jewelry Shop and Brushmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makinson. The most common Makinson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Makinson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Makinson family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Jewelry Shop

  • Brushmaker

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Makinson ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Makinson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Makinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makinson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Makinson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Makinson. For the veterans among your Makinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Makinson Life Expectancy

What is the average Makinson lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2003, in the United States, Makinson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Makinson in 1951 was 68, and 78 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makinson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makinson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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