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Origins of the Atkins surname

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About the Atkinses

We have a total number of 133075 records for people with the last name Atkins.

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Alternative variations of the name Atkins

Atkins, Adkins, Atkin, Attkins, Attkin, Aitken, Aiken, Aiken, Ikin, Aikin

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Where do most Atkinses live?

In 1921, most Atkinses lived in London.

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Interesting facts about Atkinses

How common is your surname?

341st most common surname in the UK

We have 117,000 records for the Atkins surname. The oldest one dates back to 1539.

Who were Atkinses most likely to marry?




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What are the most common Atkins first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Atkinses

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

Common Female occupations for Atkinses in 1921




General Servant Domestic


Domestic Servant


General Servant


Common Male occupations for Atkinses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer


General Labourer


Farm Labourer




Coal Miner


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