Dixie Family History

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Dixie Name Meaning

English: generally from a pet form of the personal name Dick, but sometimes, according to both Reaney and Dauzat, a nickname for a chorister, from Latin dixi ‘I have spoken’, the first word of the 39th Psalm.

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


Similar surnames: Davie, Dobie, Dixon, Hoxie, Dix, Dinse, Diede, Dille, Dine, Divis

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Dixie Family Origin

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Dixie Family Occupations

What did your Dixie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dixie occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Dixie's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dixie. A less common occupation for the Dixie family was Coal Dealer.

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  • Laborer

    19%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Coal Dealer

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dixie ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dixie Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dixie Life Expectancy

What is the average Dixie lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dixie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dixie in 1959 was 26, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dixie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dixie 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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