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Dirksen Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Dirk.

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


Similar surnames: Derksen, Dirks, Dirkse, Diersen, Didriksen, Dieken, Driessen, Hermsen

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Dirksen Family Origin

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Dirksen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%
  • Boilermaker

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Boilermaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dirksen. A less common occupation for the Dirksen family was Keeping House. The most common Dirksen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dirksen's were Farmers.

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Dirksen Historical Records

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Dirksen Life Expectancy

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