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Wicksell Family History

Wicksell Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bicknell, Wisell, Bickell, Wickel, Nickell, Pickell, Pickrell, Winkel

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Where is the Wicksell family from?

You can see how Wicksell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wicksell family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Wicksell family living in Iowa. This was about 17% of all the recorded Wicksell's in USA. Iowa and 5 other states had the highest population of Wicksell families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wicksell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wicksell ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 139 census records available for the last name Wicksell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicksell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 169 immigration records available for the last name Wicksell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 20 military records available for the last name Wicksell. For the veterans among your Wicksell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wicksell lifespan?

Between 1970 and 2000, in the United States, Wicksell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wicksell in 1970 was 72, and 88 in 2000.

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