Dicks Family History

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Dicks Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and Wales): patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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

Similar surnames: Dilks, Wicks, Dick, Hicks, Dirks, Ricks, Dicke, Dickes, Pinks, Icke

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Dicks Family Origin

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Dicks Family Occupations

What did your Dicks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dicks. A less common occupation for the Dicks family was Farming. The most common Dicks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Dicks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


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Dicks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dicks Life Expectancy

What is the average Dicks lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dicks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dicks in 1948 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dicks ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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