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Bicker Name Meaning

Dutch and German: occupational name for a stonemason or someone who used or made pickaxes or chisel, from bicke ‘pickaxe’, ‘chisel’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Bick. English: occupational name for a beekeeper, Middle English biker (from Old English bicere). Bees were important in medieval England because their honey provided the only means of sweetening food (sugar being a more recent importation); honey was also used in preserving. English: habitational name from Bicker in Lincolnshire or Byker in Tyne and Wear, both named with the Old English preposition bi ‘by’, ‘beside’ + Old Norse kjarr ‘wet ground’, ‘brushwood’.

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


Similar surnames: Picker, Dicker, Bickel, Bick, Wicker, Backer, Becker, Bricker, Vicker

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Bicker Family Origin

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Bicker Family Occupations

What did your Bicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bicker. A less common occupation for the Bicker family was Cigar Maker. The most common Bicker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Bicker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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Bicker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bicker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bicker. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bicker. For the veterans among your Bicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bicker Life Expectancy

What is the average Bicker lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Bicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bicker in 1962 was 75, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bicker ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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