Tikkanen Family History

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Tikkanen Name Meaning

Finnish: nickname or ornamental name from tikka ‘woodpecker’ + the common surname suffix -nen. This name is found mainly in eastern Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Niskanen, Hokkanen, Leppanen, Waisanen, Toivonen, Makinen, Seppanen

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Tikkanen Family Origin

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Tikkanen Family Occupations

What did your Tikkanen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tikkanen. 40% of Tikkanen men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Tikkanen women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tikkanen were New Worker and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    67%
  • Teacher
    34%

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

Tikkanen Historical Records

What Tikkanen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 802 census records available for the last name Tikkanen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tikkanen 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tikkanen. 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 244 military records available for the last name Tikkanen. For the veterans among your Tikkanen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tikkanen Life Expectancy

What is the average Tikkanen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tikkanen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tikkanen in 1945 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tikkanen

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