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Where is the Dakin family from?
You can see how Dakin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dakin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dakin families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 528 Dakin families living in Derbyshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Dakin's in the UK. Derbyshire had the highest population of Dakin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dakin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dakin. 7% of Dakin men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 73% of Dakin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dakin were Farmer and Private Means.