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Pickens Family History

Pickens Name Meaning
Scottish and Irish: variant of Picken. EML.

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

554,547 Historical Documents with Pickens on Ancestry.com
80,738 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
13,664 Military Records
1,991 Immigration Records
53,809 Census and Voter Lists
404,345 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pickens Families

  • Number of Pickens families
     93 - 184
     32 - 92
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pickens families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pickens families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pickens census records

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Pickens Family Origin

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Pickens Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pickens families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pickens

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pickens Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pickens census records

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Pickens Civil War Service Records

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