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Ficken Family History

Ficken Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Fitch. German: variant of Fick 2.

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


Similar surnames: Ficke, Picken, Wicken, Bickel, Fickes, Finken, Ricker, Dickes, Lucken

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Where is the Ficken family from?

You can see how Ficken families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ficken family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ficken families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Ficken families living in New York. This was about 67% of all the recorded Ficken's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ficken families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ficken surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ficken ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ficken. 38% of Ficken men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Ficken women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ficken were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    18%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Ficken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ficken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ficken. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ficken. For the veterans among your Ficken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ficken lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ficken life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ficken in 1944 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

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