Dickard Family History

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Dickard Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Dickert, or a respelling of Dichart, from a personal name probably formed with Old High German dihan ‘to thrive’.

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

Similar surnames: Pickard, Rickard, Packard, Wickard, Pinkard, Reckard, Spickard

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Dickard Family Origin

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Dickard Family Occupations

What did your Dickard ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dickard family was Painter. The most common Dickard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 80% of Dickard's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickard.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Laborer

  • Painter


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

Dickard Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dickard. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickard 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 146 immigration records available for the last name Dickard. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 381 military records available for the last name Dickard. For the veterans among your Dickard ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dickard Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickard lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dickard life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dickard in 1957 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickard 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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