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Airkin Family History

Airkin 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: Mirkin, Sirkin, Arkin, Aikin, Firkins, Larkin, Irwin, Markin, Parkin

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Where is the Airkin family from?

You can see how Airkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Airkin family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Airkin families were found in USA in 1920, and Scotland in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Airkin family living in Peeblesshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Airkin's in Scotland. Peeblesshire had the highest population of Airkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Airkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Airkin ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Airkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Airkin 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Airkin. 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 2 military records available for the last name Airkin. For the veterans among your Airkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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