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Fickett Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Fitch. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Fickert.

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

Similar surnames: Bickett, Beckett, Rickert, Lickert, Ficken, Ficke, Packett, Wickett

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Where is the Fickett family from?

You can see how Fickett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fickett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Fickett families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 43 Fickett families living in Maine. This was about 86% of all the recorded Fickett's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Fickett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fickett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fickett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fickett. 26% of Fickett men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Fickett women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fickett were Salesman and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Stitcher
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Fickett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fickett 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Fickett. 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 Fickett. For the veterans among your Fickett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fickett lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fickett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Fickett in 1953 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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