Wickliffe Family History

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Wickliffe Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wycliffe, a place in Durham, situated on a bend in the Tees, and probably named from Old English hwit ‘white’ or wiht ‘bend’ + clif ‘slope’, ‘bank’.

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


Similar surnames: Cliff, Cunliffe, Sutcliffe, Hinchcliffe, Wickware, Wickliff, Woodliff

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Wickliffe Family Origin

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Wickliffe Family Occupations

What did your Wickliffe ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wickliffe. A less common occupation for the Wickliffe family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wickliffe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Wickliffe's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Wickliffe Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wickliffe. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wickliffe 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wickliffe. 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 Wickliffe. For the veterans among your Wickliffe ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wickliffe Life Expectancy

What is the average Wickliffe lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wickliffe life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Wickliffe in 1954 was 54, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wickliffe

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wickliffe 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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