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Rawkinson Family History

Rawkinson 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: Hawkinson, Rawlinson, Parkinson, Adkinson, Watkinson, Hankinson

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Where is the Rawkinson family from?

You can see how Rawkinson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawkinson family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there was 1 Rawkinson family living in Herefordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Rawkinson's in United Kingdom. Herefordshire had the highest population of Rawkinson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawkinson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawkinson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Rawkinson. 100% of Rawkinson 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
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Census Records

There are 35 census records available for the last name Rawkinson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawkinson 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 18 immigration records available for the last name Rawkinson. 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 7 military records available for the last name Rawkinson. For the veterans among your Rawkinson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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