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Dickman Family History

Dickman Name Meaning
English: from Middle English diche, dike ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a ditch digger or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. See also Dyke.English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Dick’.Dutch: elaborated form of Dyck.Americanized spelling of German Dickmann.Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname meaning ‘fat man’, a noun formation from Dick 2.

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

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Name Distribution of Dickman Families

  • Number of Dickman families
     82 - 161
     28 - 81
     1 - 27
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dickman families
     45 - 88
     16 - 44
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dickman families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dickman Family Origin

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Dickman Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dickman

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Dickman Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Dickman Civil War Service Records

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