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Origins of the Hicks surname

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About the Hickses

We have a total number of 152254 records for people with the last name Hicks.

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Alternative variations of the name Hicks

Hicks, Hick, Hakes, Hiks, Hecks

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Where do most Hickses live?

In 1921, most Hickses lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Hickses

How common is your surname?

335th most common surname in the UK

We have 128,000 records for the Hicks surname. The oldest one dates back to 1220.

Who were Hickses most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Williamses

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Hickses.

What are the most common Hicks first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Hicks family members

Common jobs for Hickses

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

Common Female occupations for Hickses in 1921
Dressmaker

595

Laundress

391

Domestic Servant

312

General Servant Domestic

291

Living On Own Means

271

Common Male occupations for Hickses in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

744

Farm Labourer

471

Farmer

467

Farm Hands

438

General Labourer

434

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