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Bicknell Name Meaning

habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. variant of Bignell.

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


Similar surnames: Bucknell, Bignell, Brickell, Bickley, Bracknell, Tichnell, Knell

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Bicknell Family Origin

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Bicknell Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Scholar

    26%
  • Farm Labourer

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

In 1881, the most common Bicknell occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Bicknell's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bicknell. A less common occupation for the Bicknell family was Farmers Son.

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Bicknell Historical Records

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Bicknell Life Expectancy

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