Pickup Family History

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Pickup Name Meaning

English (mainly Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire, so called from Old English pic ‘point’ + copp ‘top’, i.e. a hill with a sharp peak.

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

Similar surnames: Tickle, Picken, Pick, Picker, Picking, Pickle, Wicker, Vicker, Bick

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Pickup Family Origin

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Pickup Family Occupations

What did your Pickup ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pickup. The most common Pickup occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 9% of Pickup's were Cotton Weavers. A less common occupation for the Pickup family was Grocer.

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  • Cotton Weaver

  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Grocer


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

Pickup Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Pickup. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pickup 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pickup. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Pickup. For the veterans among your Pickup ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pickup Life Expectancy

What is the average Pickup lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pickup life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Pickup in 1957 was 71, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pickup

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pickup 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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