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Dickman Name Meaning

English: from Middle English diche, dike ‘dike’, ‘earthwork’ + man ‘man’, hence an occupational name for a ditch digger or a topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch or dike. See also Dyke. English: occupational name meaning ‘servant (Middle English man) of Dick’. Dutch: elaborated form of Dyck. Americanized spelling of German Dickmann. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname meaning ‘fat man’, a noun formation from Dick 2.

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


Similar surnames: Dickmann, Hickman, Jackman, Backman, Buckman, Dyckman, Aikman

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Dickman Family Origin

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Dickman Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dickman family was Tailor. Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Dickman. The most common Dickman occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Dickman's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Tailor

    33%

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Dickman Historical Records

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Dickman Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, Dickman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dickman in 1950 was 42, and 80 in 2004.

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