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Origins of the Aikin surname

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About the Aikins

We have a total number of 2003 records for people with the last name Aikin.

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Where do most Aikins live?

In 1921, most Aikins lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Aikins

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We have 1,260 records for the Aikin surname. The oldest one dates back to 1800.

Who were Aikins most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Aikin first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

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Common jobs for Aikins

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Aikins in 1921
Cotton Weaver




Cotton Winder


Living On Own Means




Common Male occupations for Aikins in 1921










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