Dicks Name Meaning

English (West Midlands and Wales): patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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


Similar surnames: Dilks, Wicks, Dick, Hicks, Dirks, Ricks, Dicke, Dickes, Pinks, Icke

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Dicks Family Origin

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Dicks Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Sail Maker

    11%
  • Brakeman

    5%
  • Brick Maker

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dicks occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Dicks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dicks family was Brick Maker. Farmer, Sail Maker and Brakeman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dicks.

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Dicks Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Dicks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dicks in 1948 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dicks

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