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Dickman Name Meaning

English: from Middle English diche, dike ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a ditch digger or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. See also Dyke. English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Dick’. Dutch: elaborated form of Dyck. Americanized spelling of German Dickmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname meaning ‘fat man’, a noun formation from Dick 2.

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


Similar surnames: Dickmann, Hickman, Jackman, Backman, Buckman, Dyckman, Aikman

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Dickman Family Origin

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Dickman Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dickman family was Labourer. The most common Dickman occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Dickman's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickman.

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