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Hickman Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick. According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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


Similar surnames: Hackman, Dickman, Hillman, Wickman, Heckman, Rickman, Backman

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Hickman Family Origin

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Hickman Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Hickman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 6% of Hickman's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Hickman family was Bricklayer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hickman.

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Hickman Historical Records

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Hickman Life Expectancy

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