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Rawkins Surname Meaning

variant of Rawkin with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s and now the more frequent form.

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

Similar surnames: Hawkins, Rankins, Dawkins, Rawlins, Raskin, Adkins, Rawling, Rankin

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Where is the Rawkins family from?

You can see how Rawkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rawkins families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 12 Rawkins families living in Wiltshire. This was about 19% of all the recorded Rawkins's in United Kingdom. Wiltshire had the highest population of Rawkins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawkins ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rawkins. 83% of Rawkins 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
  • Unpaid Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rawkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawkins 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Rawkins. 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 204 military records available for the last name Rawkins. For the veterans among your Rawkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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