Hicks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales. Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick. Compare Hix.

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

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Hicks Family Origin

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Hicks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hicks. A less common occupation for the Hicks family was Farm Laborer. The most common Hicks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Hicks's were Farmers.

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Hicks Historical Records

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Hicks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Hicks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hicks in 1940 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hicks

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