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Hicks Family History

Hicks Name Meaning
English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick. Compare Hix.

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

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1,012,105 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
129,589 Military Records
46,421 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Hicks Families

  • Number of Hicks families
     561 - 1,120
     188 - 560
     1 - 187
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hicks families
     1,165 - 2,327
     389 - 1,164
     1 - 388
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Hicks families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hicks census records

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Hicks Family Origin

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Hicks Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hicks

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Hicks Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hicks census records

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Hicks Civil War Service Records

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