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Vickery Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Devon): occupational name from Middle English vicari(e) ‘substitute’ (from Latin vicarius) used for example for the office of a lieutenant or cleric. It may also sometimes have been used as a topographic name from the residence of a vicar. The English surname is also established in Cork Ireland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Vicker, Dicker, Bicker, Vickers, Picker, Kicker, Wicker, Dockery

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Where is the Vickery family from?

You can see how Vickery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vickery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vickery families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 65 Vickery families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Vickery's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Vickery families in 1911.
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What did your Vickery ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Vickery. 48% of Vickery men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Vickery women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vickery were Merchant and Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Clerk
  • Merchant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housewife
  • Nurse
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
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There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Vickery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vickery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Vickery. 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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There are 15,000 military records available for the last name Vickery. For the veterans among your Vickery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vickery lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Vickery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1948. The average life expectancy for Vickery in 1940 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

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