Bicker Family History

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Bicker Name Meaning

Dutch and German: occupational name for a stonemason or someone who used or made pickaxes or chisel, from bicke ‘pickaxe’, ‘chisel’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Bick. English: occupational name for a beekeeper, Middle English biker (from Old English bicere). Bees were important in medieval England because their honey provided the only means of sweetening food (sugar being a more recent importation); honey was also used in preserving. English: habitational name from Bicker in Lincolnshire or Byker in Tyne and Wear, both named with the Old English preposition bi ‘by’, ‘beside’ + Old Norse kjarr ‘wet ground’, ‘brushwood’.

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

Similar surnames: Picker, Dicker, Bickel, Bick, Wicker, Backer, Becker, Bricker, Vicker

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Bicker Family Origin

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Bicker Family Occupations

What did your Bicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Bicker. 27% of Bicker men worked as a Farmworker and 74% of Bicker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bicker were General Farm Worker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmworker
  • Cowman
  • Stockman
  • General Farm Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bicker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Bicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bicker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bicker. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bicker. For the veterans among your Bicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bicker Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bicker in 1962 was 75, and 65 in 2004.

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