Dickenson Family History

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Dickenson Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): patronymic from the personal name Dicken.

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


Similar surnames: Dickinson, Dickens, Dickerson, Mickelson, Dickson, Mickens, Wickson

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Dickenson Family Origin

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Dickenson Family Occupations

What did your Dickenson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dickenson. 2% of Dickenson men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Dickenson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dickenson were Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    2%
  • Builders Labourer
    1%
  • Incapacitated
    1%
  • Farm Labourer
    1%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%

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

Dickenson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 124,000 census records available for the last name Dickenson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickenson 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Dickenson. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Dickenson. For the veterans among your Dickenson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dickenson Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickenson lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Dickenson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Dickenson in 1945 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dickenson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickenson 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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