Dixon Family History

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Dixon Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Dick.

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


Similar surnames: Nixon, Mixon, Don, Axon, Delon, Ligon, Damon, Wion, Simon, Dixson

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Dixon Family Origin

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Dixon Family Occupations

What did your Dixon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dixon. 35% of Dixon men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Dixon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dixon were Clerk and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Labourer
    8%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Student
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dixon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Dixon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dixon 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 117,000 immigration records available for the last name Dixon. 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 153,000 military records available for the last name Dixon. For the veterans among your Dixon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dixon Life Expectancy

What is the average Dixon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Dixon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dixon in 1941 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

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