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Dickeson Name Meaning

English: shortened form of Dickenson .

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

Similar surnames: Dickason, Dickison, Nickson, Nickelson, Hickerson, Dickes, Dison

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Where is the Dickeson family from?

You can see how Dickeson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dickeson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dickeson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 14 Dickeson families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 38% of all the recorded Dickeson's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Dickeson families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dickeson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dickeson ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dickeson. 27% of Dickeson men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Dickeson women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dickeson were Manager and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Dickeson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickeson 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 823 immigration records available for the last name Dickeson. 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 969 military records available for the last name Dickeson. For the veterans among your Dickeson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dickeson lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dickeson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Dickeson in 1943 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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