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Dickinson Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dicken, Dickin, a pet form of Dick.

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


Similar surnames: Dickenson, Dickerson, Dickson, Dickison, Tomkinson, Higginson

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Dickinson Family Origin

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Dickinson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Labourer

    5%
  • Farmer'S Son

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1881, the most common Dickinson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 44% of Dickinson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dickinson family was Carpenter. Farmer, Labourer and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickinson.

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Dickinson Historical Records

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Dickinson Life Expectancy

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Famous Dickinson Family

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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