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Wilcock Family History

Wilcock Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): from the Middle English personal name Wilcoc a pet form of William (composed of the elements Will 1 + the hypocoristic suffix -cok; see Cocke ).

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

Similar surnames: Willock, Alcock, Pidcock, Acock, Wilk, Wilson, Pincock, Pitcock

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Where is the Wilcock family from?

You can see how Wilcock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wilcock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wilcock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 47 Wilcock families living in Ontario. This was about 51% of all the recorded Wilcock's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Wilcock families in 1911.
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What did your Wilcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Wilcock. 60% of Wilcock men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Wilcock women worked as a 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
  • Merchant
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Wilcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilcock 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilcock. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Wilcock. For the veterans among your Wilcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wilcock lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wilcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Wilcock in 1944 was 29, and 65 in 2004.

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