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Origins of the Hickson surname

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About the Hicksons

We have a total number of 25779 records for people with the last name Hickson.

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Where do most Hicksons live?

In 1921, most Hicksons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Hicksons

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 22,200 records for the Hickson surname. The oldest one dates back to 1559.

What are the most common Hickson first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Hicksons

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

Common Female occupations for Hicksons in 1921
Dressmaker

90

Domestic Servant

56

General Servant Domestic

56

Laundress

46

House Servant

45

Common Male occupations for Hicksons in 1921
Farmer

93

Joiner

90

Agricultural Labourer

66

General Labourer

59

Butcher

52

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