Fickel Family History

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Fickel Name Meaning

in northern and central Germany, from a pet form of Friedrich. in northern Germany, a nickname for a dirty person, from Low German fickel ‘piglet’, ‘sow’. in southern Germany, from a pet form of Vigil(ius).

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

Similar surnames: Bickel, Ficker, Frickel, Nickel, Dickel, Hickel, Sickel, Pickel, Fick

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Fickel Family Origin

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Fickel Family Occupations

What did your Fickel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fickel. The most common Fickel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Fickel's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fickel family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Fickel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fickel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fickel 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Fickel. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Fickel. For the veterans among your Fickel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fickel Life Expectancy

What is the average Fickel lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Fickel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Fickel in 1954 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fickel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fickel 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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