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 Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Wicker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Wicker. 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


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Wicker Family Origin

Where is the Wicker family from?

Wicker Family Occupations

What did your Wicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wicker family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wicker. The most common Wicker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Wicker's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Wicker Historical Records

What Wicker family records will you find?

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

What is the average Wicker lifespan?

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wicker 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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