Picken Family History

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Picken Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): from a diminutive of Pick. English and Scottish: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Picon, Pi(c)quin, a pet form of Pic. The Scottish surname has been established in County Cavan, Ireland, since the 17th century. German: probably a variant of Pick 1 or 2.

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

Similar surnames: Dicken, Picker, Hicken, Ficken, Pickett, Ricken, Pick, Lucken

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Picken Family Origin

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Picken Family Occupations

What did your Picken 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 Picken. 18% of Picken men worked as a General Labourer and 75% of Picken women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Picken were Aircraft Fitter and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Aircraft Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic Dut
  • Unpaid Domestic Duti
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Picken Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Picken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Picken 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Picken. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Picken. For the veterans among your Picken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Picken Life Expectancy

What is the average Picken lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Picken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Picken in 1955 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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