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Hickman Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands): occupational name denoting the servant (Middle English man) of a man called Hick. According to Reaney and Wilson, Hickman was also used as a medieval personal name. This surname has long been established in Ireland, notably in County Clare. In the U.S., it could be an altered spelling of German Hickmann, a variant of Hick 4.

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

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Hickman Family Origin

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Hickman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Hickman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Hickman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hickman family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hickman.

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Hickman Historical Records

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Hickman Life Expectancy

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