Dickson Family History

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Dickson Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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

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Dickson Family Origin

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Dickson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Dickson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Dickson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dickson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickson.

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Dickson Historical Records

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Dickson Life Expectancy

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