Dickin Family History

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Dickin Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mirkin, Picken, Bicking, Itkin, Simkin, Mackin, Ricken, Diskin

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Dickin Family Origin

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Dickin Family Occupations

What did your Dickin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Blacksmith and Bookeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickin. A less common occupation for the Dickin family was Cultivateur. The most common Dickin occupation in Canada was Farmer. 40% of Dickin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    20%
  • Bookeeper

    20%
  • Cultivateur

    20%

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

Dickin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dickin Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickin lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Dickin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dickin in 1967 was 62, and 80 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dickin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickin 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.

Famous Dickin Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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