Tickner Family History

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Tickner Name Meaning

Southern English: perhaps a variant of Tichner, a topographic name for someone who lived at a crossroads or a fork in the road, Old English twicen(e) (a derivative of twa ‘two’). This occurs as a place name, particularly in Devon in the form Twitchen, and in one case as Tuchenor.

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

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

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Tickner Family Origin

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Tickner Family Occupations

What did your Tickner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tickner. The most common Tickner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Tickner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Tickner family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Tickner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Tickner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tickner 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tickner. 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 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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Tickner Life Expectancy

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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