Vickers Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Vickers Name Meaning: Occupational for the servant of a 'vicar' or patronymic for the 'son of a vicar'.

This later became a regular word for a 'parish priest'as most benefice-holders were absent.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Vickers Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Vickers family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 188
Female Servant 121
Independent 72
Farmer 62
Male Servant 58
Labourer 56
Lead Miner 29
Tailor 20
Shoe Maker 20
Dress Maker 16
Butcher 15
Cotton Weaver 15
Weaver 14
Blacksmith 13
Joiner 13
Brick Layer 10
Coal Miner 10
Carpenter 10
Bleacher 10
Silk Weaver 10
Publican 9
Cotton Spinner 9
Mason 9
Apprentice 9
Grocer 8

Vickers Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Vickers 100% 50,199
2 Vicars 71% 3,021
3 Viccars 71% 1,185
4 Vickars 86% 835

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The surname Vickers is the most popular version of all its varients

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