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Dickson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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


Similar surnames: Wickson, Dickinson, Rickson, Hickson, Nickson, Jackson, Dicks

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Dickson Family Origin

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Dickson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

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Dickson Historical Records

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Dickson Life Expectancy

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