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Ailkin Family History

Ailkin 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: Wilkin, Aikin, Albin, Filkins, Mirkin, Elkin, Gilpin, Belkin, Malkin

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Where is the Ailkin family from?

You can see how Ailkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ailkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1891. The most Ailkin families were found in USA in 1840, United Kingdom in 1891, and Scotland in 1841. In 1891 there was 1 Ailkin family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Ailkin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Ailkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ailkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ailkin ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 132 census records available for the last name Ailkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ailkin 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 20 immigration records available for the last name Ailkin. 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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Draft Cards

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

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