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Wahkins Family History

Wahkins 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: Watkins, Wadkins, Hawkins, Adkins, Rankins, Alkins, Makins, Wahlin

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Where is the Wahkins family from?

You can see how Wahkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wahkins family name was found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 7 Wahkins families living in Staffordshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Wahkins's in United Kingdom. Staffordshire had the highest population of Wahkins families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wahkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wahkins ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Wahkins. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wahkins 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 1 immigration records available for the last name Wahkins. 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 2 military records available for the last name Wahkins. For the veterans among your Wahkins ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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