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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Atkin surname or get a copy of the Atkin family Crest (a great gift idea!).


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Atkin Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Atkin Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Atkin family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Atkin

Wikipedia Pete Atkin (born 22 August 1945) is a British singer-songwriter and radio producer notable for his 1970s musical collaborations with Clive James and for producing the BBC Radio 4 series "This Sceptred Isle".
Wikipedia James Richard Atkin, Baron Atkin (28 November 1867 ? 25 June 1944) was a lawyer and judge of Australian-Welsh origin who practised in England and Wales.
Wikipedia Arthur Oliver Lonsdale Atkin (July 31, 1925 ? December 28, 2008), who published under the name A.
Wikipedia Paul Anthony Atkin (born September 3 1969 in Nottingham, England) is a former English footballer.