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Ailkenhead Family History

Ailkenhead Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Cadenhead, Birkhead, Birkenfeld, Hollenshead, Falkenberg, Hillesheim

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Where is the Ailkenhead family from?

You can see how Ailkenhead families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailkenhead family name was found in Scotland between 1891 and 1901. The most Ailkenhead families were found in and Scotland in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Ailkenhead family living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Ailkenhead's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Ailkenhead families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailkenhead surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Ailkenhead. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailkenhead census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6 immigration records available for the last name Ailkenhead. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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

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