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Origins of the Elkins surname

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About the Elkinses

We have a total number of 14236 records for people with the last name Elkins.

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Where do most Elkinses live?

In 1921, most Elkinses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Elkinses

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 12,100 records for the Elkins surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Elkinses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Elkinses.

What are the most common Elkins first names?

  • William
  • John
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Elkins family members

Common jobs for Elkinses

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

Common Female occupations for Elkinses in 1921
Dressmaker

70

Laundress

63

General Servant Domestic

40

Domestic Servant

28

Lab

28

Common Male occupations for Elkinses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

121

General Labourer

103

Farm Hands

85

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

66

Gardener

61

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