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Wilkin Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Wilkin, a pet form William. Dutch: from a pet form of Willem (see Wilhelm).

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


Similar surnames: Wilkie, Wilken, Witkin, Elkin, Lipkin, Wilson, Wilkins, Pipkin

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Wilkin Family Origin

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Wilkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilkin. A less common occupation for the Wilkin family was Carpenter. The most common Wilkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Wilkin's were Farmers.

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Wilkin Historical Records

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Wilkin Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilkin Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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