Atkins Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Atkins Name Meaning: Thought to derirve from the Hebrew 'Ad' beinf a shortened form of the name 'Adam' which means 'red earth'/'man'. May also mean 'Son of Atkin or Arthur'.

Thought to have derived from the forename Adam, may have been taken from a father's forname and used for a surname.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Atkins Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Atkins family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 340
Female Servant 223
Independent 158
Labourer 115
Male Servant 112
Farmer 53
Shoe Maker 50
Weaver 37
Dress Maker 33
Ag Labourer 30
Carpenter 28
Tailor 28
Gardener 22
Ribbon Weaver 20
Servant 20
Apprentice 19
Coal Miner 17
Pauper 15
Grocer 14
Butcher 12
Baker 12
Publican 11
Clerk 11
Laundress 11
Sawyer 10

Atkins Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Atkins 100% 77,704
2 Attkins 86% 1,416
3 Aitkins 86% 186
4 Tokins 67% 173
5 Etkins 83% 103

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