Wicks Family History

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Wicks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke (see Wick 2).

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

Similar surnames: Wick, Ricks, Weeks, Wilks, Wickes, Dicks, Wicker, Bick, Hicks, Hick

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Wicks Family Origin

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Wicks Family Occupations

What did your Wicks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wicks. A less common occupation for the Wicks family was Farm Laborer. The most common Wicks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Wicks's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Farm Laborer


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

Wicks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 171,000 census records available for the last name Wicks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wicks 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Wicks. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Wicks. For the veterans among your Wicks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wicks Life Expectancy

What is the average Wicks lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Wicks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wicks in 1942 was 38, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wicks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wicks 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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