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Tickner Family History

Tickner Name Meaning

English (Surrey): probably from a lost or unidentified place in or near Alford in Surrey named with either Old English ticcen ‘kid young goat’ or the Old English personal name Tica + Old English ora ‘bank’. The surname is recorded as Tykenore in Alford in 133 Tigner is a later variant form.

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


Similar surnames: Dicker, Wicker, Picker, Tucker, Bicker, Stickler, Vicker, Stickney

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Where is the Tickner family from?

You can see how Tickner families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tickner family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tickner families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 18 Tickner families living in New York. This was about 46% of all the recorded Tickner's in USA. New York had the highest population of Tickner families in 1840.
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What did your Tickner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Home Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tickner. 20% of Tickner men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Tickner women worked as a Home Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tickner were Farmer and Housewife. .

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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

  • Salesman
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Home Work
    24%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • School Teacher
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tickner. For the veterans among your Tickner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tickner lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Tickner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Tickner in 1962 was 99, and 80 in 2004.

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