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Rawkings Family History

Rawkings 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: Rawlings, Hawkins, Rawling, Rankins, Rawding, Dawkins, Rawlins

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Where is the Rawkings family from?

You can see how Rawkings families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawkings family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Rawkings families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 2 Rawkings families living in Devon. This was about 67% of all the recorded Rawkings's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Rawkings families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawkings surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rawkings ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 18 census records available for the last name Rawkings. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawkings 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 8 immigration records available for the last name Rawkings. 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 military records available for the last name Rawkings. For the veterans among your Rawkings ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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