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  • Absolom Apperson Adkins (1810 - 1880)
    11 children of Ap and Deliah Maraby abt 1832--Miles A 12/24/1833--Lindsey "Vici" abt 1835--Eli 1837 abt--Lewis 1839 abt--William 1841 abt--Margaret 10/15/1843--Peter 1844 abt--Celia 1846 abt--Thomas ...
  • Adele
    Multi-Grammy winning English singer-songwriter Adele rose to fame with the release of her debut album 19 in 2008. It certified four times platinum in the UK, and double platinum in the US. Her career i...
  • Agnes Polly (1740 - 1798)
  • Charity Adkins (c.1768 - c.1835)
    Per Renee McCoy "It has always been said that Charity was the daughter of Bluesky , daughter of Shawnee chief Cornstalk, but most places have her listed as the daughter of Mary "Polly" Fry, but Charity...
  • David Adkins
    David Adkins is an American actor and playwright. He made his Broadway debut in 1993, playing a small role and understudying a larger one in a revival of George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan . He has also ...

About the Adkins surname

The Adkins surname is derived from Ad(e), a favorite form of the Hebrew given name Adam, meaning red-earth, possibly referring to the earth from which God formed the first man in the Old Testament, plus the Old English pre 7th century suffix -kin. The "d" of Ad(e) was sharpened to "t" in certain areas as a result of dialectal influences. The final "s" is a reduced form of son of.

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