Wilcox Family History

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Wilcox Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Wilcock.

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

Similar surnames: Willcox, Silcox, Hiscox, Wilson, Simcox, Wills, Haycox, Jaycox

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Wilcox Family Origin

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Wilcox Family Occupations

What did your Wilcox ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wilcox occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Wilcox's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilcox. A less common occupation for the Wilcox family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Wilcox Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Wilcox Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilcox lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wilcox life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wilcox in 1941 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilcox

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilcox 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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