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Dickinson Family History

Dickinson Name Meaning
Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick.

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

2,242,783 Historical Documents with Dickinson on Ancestry.ca
601,381 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
44,686 Military Records
44,399 Immigration Records
350,903 Census and Voter Lists
1,201,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Dickinson Families

  • Number of Dickinson families
     2,027 - 4,052
     676 - 2,026
     1 - 675
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Dickinson families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1851 Canada Census Data

Dickinson census records

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Dickinson Family Origin

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Dickinson Immigration Information (CA)

from the Canadian Passenger Lists

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Dickinson Family Occupations

from 1881 CA Census Data

Dickinson census records

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Military Service by Dickinson

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