Bickerton Family History

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Bickerton Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places (for example in Cheshire, Northumberland, and North Yorkshire) named Bickerton, from Old English bicere ‘beekeeper’ + tun ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Similar surnames: Pinkerton, Winterton, Brierton, Betterton, Bicker, Barton, Overton

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Bickerton Family Origin

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Bickerton Family Occupations

What did your Bickerton ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bickerton. The most common Bickerton occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Bickerton's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bickerton family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Bickerton Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Bickerton. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bickerton 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bickerton. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bickerton. For the veterans among your Bickerton ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bickerton Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bickerton life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Bickerton in 1956 was 48, and 60 in 2004.

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