Dilks Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Midlands): patronymic from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Dillo (see Dillon).

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


Similar surnames: Dicks, Wilks, Milks, Dirks, Wilkes, Gilkes, Pinks, Diss, Vilas, Dilg

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Dilks Family Origin

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Dilks Family Occupations

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  • Bricklayer

    14%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%
  • Awl Blade Maker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Dilks occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 14% of Dilks's were Bricklayers. Bricklayer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilks. A less common occupation for the Dilks family was Awl Blade Maker.

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Dilks Historical Records

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Dilks Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Dilks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dilks in 1961 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dilks

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