Vicker Family History

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Vicker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a parish priest, Middle English vica(i)re, vikere (Old French vicaire, from Latin vicarius ‘substitute’, ‘deputy’). The word was originally used to denote someone who carried out pastoral duties on behalf of the absentee holder of a benefice. It became a regular word for a parish priest because in practice most benefice holders were absentees. Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McVicker, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac áBhiocair (Scottish) or Mac an Bhiocaire (Irish) ‘son of the vicar’.

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


Similar surnames: Dicker, Bicker, Wicker, Picker, Vickers, Vickery, Kicker, Ducker

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Vicker Family Origin

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Vicker Family Occupations

What did your Vicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bank Cashier and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vicker. 3% of Vicker men worked as a Bank Cashier and 50% of Vicker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vicker were Upholsterer and Private Means

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bank Cashier
    3%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Master Grocer
    3%
  • Upholsterer
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
  • Household Duties (unpaid)
    2%
  • Old Age Pensioner
    2%
  • Private Means
    2%

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

Vicker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Vicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vicker 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vicker. 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 Vicker. For the veterans among your Vicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vicker Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Vicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Vicker in 1964 was 76, and 86 in 2004.

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