Dicken Family History

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Dicken Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): from a pet form of the personal name Dick.

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

Similar surnames: Picken, Dickens, Dickey, Hicken, Dieken, Dickel, Dicker, Dickes

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Dicken Family Origin

Where is the Dicken family from?

Dicken Family Occupations

What did your Dicken ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dicken. The most common Dicken occupation in the UK was Farmer. 10% of Dicken's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dicken family was Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dicken ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dicken Historical Records

What Dicken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Dicken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dicken 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 Dicken. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Dicken. For the veterans among your Dicken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dicken Life Expectancy

What is the average Dicken lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Dicken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Dicken in 1955 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dicken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dicken ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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