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Dickmann Surname Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname meaning ‘fat man’ a noun formation from Dick German: topographic name meaning either ‘dweller by the thicket’ (Middle High German dicke ‘thicket’) or ‘dweller by the dike’ (Middle Low German dīk ‘dike’). Compare Dieckman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dickman, Dieckmann, Heckmann, Sackmann, Siekmann, Hackmann, Kirchmann

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Where is the Dickmann family from?

You can see how Dickmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dickmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Dickmann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 68 Dickmann families living in Missouri. This was about 24% of all the recorded Dickmann's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Dickmann families in 1880.
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What did your Dickmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dickmann. 22% of Dickmann men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Dickmann women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dickmann were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Housewife
    21%
  • Housework
    14%
  • Clerk
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Dickmann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dickmann. For the veterans among your Dickmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dickmann lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Dickmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1958. The average life expectancy for Dickmann in 1951 was 100, and 77 in 2004.

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