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Origins of the Hickman surname

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About the Hickmans

We have a total number of 61275 records for people with the last name Hickman.

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Where do most Hickmans live?

In 1921, most Hickmans lived in West Midlands.


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Interesting facts about Hickmans

How common is your surname?

868th most common surname in the UK

We have 54,200 records for the Hickman surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Hickmans most likely to marry?

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What are the most common Hickman first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Hickmans

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Hickmans in 1921
Dressmaker

214

General Servant Domestic

146

Laundress

136

Domestic Servant

122

General Servant

89

Common Male occupations for Hickmans in 1921
Coal Miner

321

Bricklayer

205

Agricultural Labourer

188

General Labourer

187

Butcher

121

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