Dilks Name Meaning

English (chiefly East Midlands): patronymic from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Dillo (see Dillon).

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


Similar surnames: Dicks, Wilks, Milks, Dirks, Wilkes, Gilkes, Pinks, Diss, Vilas, Dilg

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Dilks Family Origin

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Dilks Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dilks. The most common Dilks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Dilks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dilks family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Dilks Historical Records

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Dilks Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Dilks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dilks in 1961 was 56, and 70 in 2004.

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