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Jimkins Family History

Jimkins 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: Simkins, Jinkins, Filkins, Firkins, Simkin, Jenkins, Judkins, Hipkins

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Where is the Jimkins family from?

You can see how Jimkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jimkins family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Jimkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 7 Jimkins families living in Surrey. This was 100% of all the recorded Jimkins's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Jimkins families in 1891.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jimkins ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 208 census records available for the last name Jimkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jimkins 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Jimkins. 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 11 military records available for the last name Jimkins. For the veterans among your Jimkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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