Wickman Family History

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Wickman Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swedish Vikman, an ornamental name composed of the elements vik ‘bay’ + man ‘man’. German (Wickmann): variant of Wichmann or Weichman.

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

Similar surnames: Wikman, Dickman, Hickman, Rickman, Backman, Beckman, Wickland, Wiman

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Wickman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wickman name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Sweden


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


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Wickman Family Origin

Where is the Wickman family from?

Wickman Family Occupations

What did your Wickman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Wickman occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 8% of Wickman's were Annuitants. Annuitant, Chemical Lab (Manf Chemist) and Clicker In Boot Trade were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickman. A less common occupation for the Wickman family was Cooper.

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  • Annuitant

  • Chemical Lab (Manf Chemist)

  • Clicker In Boot Trade

  • Cooper


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

Wickman Historical Records

What Wickman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Wickman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wickman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Wickman. 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 Wickman. For the veterans among your Wickman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickman Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wickman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wickman in 1943 was 39, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wickman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickman 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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