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Hawkin Surname Meaning

English: variant of Hawken .

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

Similar surnames: Hankin, Haskin, Hawkins, Harkin, Hawken, Hain, Hawk, Hawker, Makin

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Where is the Hawkin family from?

You can see how Hawkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hawkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hawkin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 191 Hawkin families living in London. This was about 19% of all the recorded Hawkin's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hawkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hawkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hawkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hawkin. 10% of Hawkin men worked as an Incapacitated and 70% of Hawkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hawkin were Colliery Blacksmith and Household Duties. .

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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

  • Incapacitated
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Blacksmith

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Household Duties
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Hawkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hawkin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hawkin. 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 797 military records available for the last name Hawkin. For the veterans among your Hawkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hawkin lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Hawkin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Hawkin in 1951 was 28, and 19 in 2004.

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