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Dickensheets Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dickenscheid, a habitational name from a place named Dickenschied in the Hunsrück region. The place name is from Middle High German dicke ‘thicket’, ‘woods’ + -scheid (often schied) ‘border area’ (i.e. ridge, watershed), ‘settler’s piece of cleared (wood)land’.

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


Similar surnames: Hippensteel, Dienst, Dickert, Dickerhoff, Wickersheim, Nienstedt

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Dickensheets Family Origin

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Dickensheets Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Drayline

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dickensheets family was Drayline. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickensheets. The most common Dickensheets occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Dickensheets's were Farmers.

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