Hickling Family History

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Hickling Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places called Hickling, in Nottinghamshire and Norfolk, from the Old English tribal name Hicelingas ‘people of Hicel(a)’, a personal name or byname of unknown origin. pet form of Hick.

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

Similar surnames: Hacking, Fickling, Hocking, Helling, Harling, Reichling, Hickman

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Hickling Family Origin

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Hickling Family Occupations

What did your Hickling ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Miner, Agricultural Labourer and Framework Knitter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hickling. The most common Hickling occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 4% of Hickling's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hickling family was Annuitant.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Framework Knitter

  • Annuitant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hickling ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hickling Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Hickling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hickling 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hickling. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hickling. For the veterans among your Hickling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hickling Life Expectancy

What is the average Hickling lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Hickling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hickling in 1962 was 72, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hickling

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hickling 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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