Vickers Family History

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Vickers Name Meaning

English: patronymic for the son of a vicar or, perhaps in most cases, an occupational name for the servant of a vicar (see Vicker). In many cases it may represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons.

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

Similar surnames: Vicker, Dicker, Mickens, Picker, Bicker, Wicker, Bickers, Dickes

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Vickers Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Vickers name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Vickers. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Vickers Family Origin

Where is the Vickers family from?

Vickers Family Occupations

What did your Vickers ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vickers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vickers Historical Records

What Vickers family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 203,000 census records available for the last name Vickers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vickers 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Vickers. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Vickers. For the veterans among your Vickers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vickers Life Expectancy

What is the average Vickers lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Vickers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vickers in 1941 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vickers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vickers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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