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Dilks Family History

Dilks Name Meaning
English (chiefly East Midlands): patronymic from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Dillo (see Dillon).

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

74,691 Historical Documents with Dilks on Ancestry.com
19,320 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,048 Military Records
1,021 Immigration Records
13,778 Census and Voter Lists
38,524 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dilks Families

  • Number of Dilks families
     60 - 117
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dilks families
     91 - 180
     31 - 90
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dilks families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dilks census records

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Dilks Family Origin

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Dilks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dilks

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Dilks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dilks census records

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Dilks Civil War Service Records

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