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Dickensheets Name Meaning
Americanized spelling of German Dickenscheid, a habitational name from a place named Dickenschied in the Hunsrück region. The place name is from Middle High German dicke ‘thicket’, ‘woods’ + -scheid (often schied) ‘border area’ (i.e. ridge, watershed), ‘settler’s piece of cleared (wood)land’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hippensteel, Dienst, Dickert, Dickerhoff, Wickersheim, Nienstedt