Hickman Family History

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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

What did your Hickman 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 Hickman. 2% of Hickman men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Hickman women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hickman were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Hickman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 248,000 census records available for the last name Hickman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hickman 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Hickman. 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 43,000 military records available for the last name Hickman. For the veterans among your Hickman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hickman Life Expectancy

What is the average Hickman lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hickman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hickman in 1942 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hickman

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