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Where is the Dickson family from?
You can see how Dickson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dickson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dickson families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 1,014 Dickson families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Dickson's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Dickson families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dickson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Dickson. 36% of Dickson men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Dickson women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dickson were Clerk and Teacher. .