Ficklin Family History

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Ficklin Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Wicklein, probably from Middle High German wickelin ‘sweet pea’, hence an indirect occupational name for a flower seller.

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

Similar surnames: Cocklin, Acklin, Wickline, Dickler, Ficker, Jacklin, Rocklin, Fickle

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Ficklin Family Origin

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Ficklin Family Occupations

What did your Ficklin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ficklin. 18% of Ficklin men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Ficklin women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ficklin were Clerk and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Clerk
  • Cook
  • Laborer

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

Ficklin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Ficklin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ficklin 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 345 immigration records available for the last name Ficklin. 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 Ficklin. For the veterans among your Ficklin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ficklin Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ficklin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ficklin in 1949 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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