Wicken Family History

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Wicken Name Meaning

English: variant of Wick 1, from the Old English dative plural wicum ‘at the outlying farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Wicker, Wickens, Wickes, Wicke, Picken, Wilken, Ficken, Vicker

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Wicken Family Origin

Where is the Wicken family from?

Wicken Family Occupations

What did your Wicken ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wicken occupation in the UK was Bricklayer. 10% of Wicken's were Bricklayers. A less common occupation for the Wicken family was Agricultural Labourer. Bricklayer, Plasterer and Accountants Corrispending Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wicken.

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  • Bricklayer

  • Plasterer

  • Accountants Corrispending Clerk

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Wicken Historical Records

What Wicken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Wicken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicken 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 710 immigration records available for the last name Wicken. 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 498 military records available for the last name Wicken. For the veterans among your Wicken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wicken Life Expectancy

What is the average Wicken lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Wicken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Wicken in 1963 was 72, and 45 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wicken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wicken 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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