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Edkins Name Meaning

English (Warwickshire): usually from the Middle English personal name Edkin a pet form of Ed (a short form of Edmund or Edward ) with genitival or excrescent -s. Alternatively the name may sometimes be a variant of Atkins or more likely an altered form through confusion with Adkins Atkins.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Adkins, Ekins, Eakins, Elkin, Madkins, Alkins, Elkins, Etkin, Perkins

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Where is the Edkins family from?

You can see how Edkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Edkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Edkins families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 199 Edkins families living in Warwickshire. This was about 37% of all the recorded Edkins's in United Kingdom. Warwickshire had the highest population of Edkins families in 1891.
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What did your Edkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Edkins. 14% of Edkins men worked as a Farm Labourer and 81% of Edkins women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Edkins were Retired and Private Means. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • Insurance Agent
  • Builders Labourer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Private Means
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Edkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Edkins 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Edkins. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Edkins. For the veterans among your Edkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Edkins lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Edkins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Edkins in 1959 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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