Dixon Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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


Similar surnames: Nixon, Mixon, Don, Axon, Delon, Ligon, Damon, Wion, Simon, Dixson

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Dixon Family Origin

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Dixon Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dixon family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dixon. The most common Dixon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Dixon's were Farmers.

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Dixon Historical Records

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Dixon Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Dixon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dixon in 1941 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dixon

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