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Dixon Family History

Dixon Name Meaning
Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

5,076,495 Historical Documents with Dixon on Ancestry.co.uk
1,580,640 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
139,657 Military Records
106,445 Immigration Records
1,006,258 Census and Voter Lists
2,243,495 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dixon Families

  • Number of Dixon families
     3,001 - 5,999
     1,001 - 3,000
     1 - 1,000
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dixon families
     154 - 306
     52 - 153
     1 - 51
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dixon census records

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Dixon Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.co.uk. You can find out where the majority of the Dixon families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Dixon Emigration Information (US)

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Dixon families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

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Dixon Emigration Information (AU)

from the Australian Convict Transportation Registers 1787-1868

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You can find out when most of the Dixon families immigrated to Australia. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

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Dixon Family Occupations

from 1881 UK Census Data

Dixon census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Dixon ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Dixon

Did the Dixons fight in a war? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation and even physical descriptions.

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