Wicker Family History

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Wicker Name Meaning

German: occupational name from Middle High German, Middle Low German wicker ‘soothsayer’, ‘magician’. German: from an Old High German personal name composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘war’ + heri ‘army’. English: topographic name for someone who lived or worked in an outlying settlement, from a derivative of Old English wic (see Wick).

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

Similar surnames: Dicker, Picker, Bicker, Ficker, Zwicker, Vicker, Witter, Kicker

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Wicker Family Origin

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Wicker Family Occupations

What did your Wicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wicker. 27% of Wicker men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Wicker women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wicker were Carpenter and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Waitress

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

Wicker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Wicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicker 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Wicker. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Wicker. For the veterans among your Wicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wicker Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Wicker in 1943 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

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