Wickes Family History

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Wickes Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wick 2, or variant of the habitational name Wick, with genitive or plural -s. There has been much confusion between this name and Weeks.

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

Similar surnames: Wickens, Wicks, Wicker, Wicken, Wickers, Wicke, Dickes, Wilkes

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Wickes Family Origin

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Wickes Family Occupations

What did your Wickes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickes. The most common Wickes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Wickes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wickes family was Farm Labor.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Farm Labor


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

Wickes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Wickes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wickes 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 Wickes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wickes. For the veterans among your Wickes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickes Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickes lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wickes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Wickes in 1952 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickes 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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