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Vickers Name Meaning

English: occupational name for the servant of a vicar (see Vicker ). It may also represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons . Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac á Bhiocair or Irish Mac an Bhiocaire; see McVicar .

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


Similar surnames: Vicker, Dicker, Mickens, Picker, Bicker, Wicker, Bickers, Dickes

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Where is the Vickers family from?

You can see how Vickers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vickers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vickers families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,480 Vickers families living in Lancashire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Vickers's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Vickers families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vickers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vickers ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Vickers. 9% of Vickers men worked as a General Labourer and 68% of Vickers women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vickers were Builders Labourer and Incapacitated. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    9%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%
  • Builders Labourer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    68%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    2%
  • Incapacitated
    2%
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Census Records

There are 203,000 census records available for the last name Vickers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vickers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Vickers. 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 Cards

There are 26,000 military records available for the last name Vickers. For the veterans among your Vickers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vickers lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vickers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vickers in 1941 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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