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Dickes Name Meaning

English: variant of Dixon. Possibly a German topographic name from a reduced form (typical of the Lower Rhine) of Middle Low German dik ‘dike’ + hus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Dicker, Dicke, Dieker, Wicker, Dickert, Dickel, Dicken, Wickes, Ickes

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Dickes Family Origin

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Dickes Family Occupations

What did your Dickes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dickes family was Tailoress. Farmer, Labourer and Store Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickes. The most common Dickes occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Dickes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Store Clerk

    25%
  • Tailoress

    25%

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

Dickes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dickes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickes 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 Dickes. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dickes. For the veterans among your Dickes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dickes Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickes lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Dickes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Dickes in 1950 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dickes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickes 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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