Wickens Family History

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Wickens Name Meaning

English: variant of Wicken, with the addition of the Middle English plural or genitive suffix -s.

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

Similar surnames: Wickes, Wicken, Wickers, Wilkens, Wicker, Picken, Wicks, Dickes

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Wickens Family Origin

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Wickens Family Occupations

What did your Wickens ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wickens. 2% of Wickens men worked as a Farmworker and 55% of Wickens women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wickens were Builders Labourer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farmworker
  • General Labourer
  • Gardener
  • Builders Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Incapacitated
  • Domestic Duties

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

Wickens Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Wickens. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wickens 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 Wickens. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Wickens. For the veterans among your Wickens ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickens Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickens lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wickens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Wickens in 1943 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wickens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickens 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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