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Rawkin Family History

Rawkin Surname Meaning

from the Middle English personal name Rawkin a diminutive of Raw itself a form of Ralph .

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Raskin, Rankin, Rabkin, Rapkin, Hankin, Haskin, Makin, Hawkins, Lakin

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Where is the Rawkin family from?

You can see how Rawkin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawkin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Rawkin families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Rawkin families living in Middlesex. This was about 20% of all the recorded Rawkin's in United Kingdom. Middlesex and 2 other counties had the highest population of Rawkin families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawkin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawkin ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rawkin. 100% of Rawkin women worked as an Unpaid Domestic 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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 401 census records available for the last name Rawkin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawkin 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Rawkin. 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 53 military records available for the last name Rawkin. For the veterans among your Rawkin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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