Dicke Family History

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Dicke Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Dick. German: topographic name for someone who lived by a dike, from the dative case (originally preceded by a preposition) of Middle Low German dik ‘dike’.

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

Similar surnames: Dicker, Dick, Dickes, Dieck, Dice, Dyke, Wicker, Bick, Mick, Pickel

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Dicke Family Origin

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Dicke Family Occupations

What did your Dicke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dicke family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dicke. The most common Dicke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Dicke's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Wagon Maker


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Dicke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Dicke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dicke 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dicke. 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 Dicke. For the veterans among your Dicke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dicke Life Expectancy

What is the average Dicke lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dicke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dicke in 1962 was 72, and 84 in 2004.

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