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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wickens name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wickens. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Wickens Family Origin

Where is the Wickens family from?

Wickens Family Occupations

What did your Wickens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wickens family was Farm Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickens. The most common Wickens occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Wickens's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Wickens Historical Records

What Wickens family records will you find?

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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