Dedrickson Family History

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Dedrickson Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of North German Diederichsen, a patronymic from the personal name Diedrich.

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

Similar surnames: Derrickson, Derickson, Erickson, Ericksen, Didriksen, Dirickson

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Dedrickson Family Origin

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Dedrickson Family Occupations

What did your Dedrickson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dedrickson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Dedrickson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dedrickson family was Photographer. Farmer, Lighterman and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dedrickson.

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  • Farmer

  • Lighterman

  • Musician

  • Photographer


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Dedrickson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dedrickson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dedrickson 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 Dedrickson. 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 Dedrickson. For the veterans among your Dedrickson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dedrickson Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dedrickson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dedrickson in 1963 was 66, and 85 in 2004.

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