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 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hickling. 2% of Hickling men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Hickling women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hickling were Painter decorator and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Bank Clerk
  • Painter decorator

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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

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