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Adcock Family History

Adcock Surname Meaning

English: from one of the many Middle English pet forms of Adam, formed with the hypocoristic suffix -cok.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Acock, Aycock, Alcock, Haycock, Bocock, Pidcock, Hancock, Babcock

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Where is the Adcock family from?

You can see how Adcock families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adcock family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Adcock families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 673 Adcock families living in Leicestershire. This was about 20% of all the recorded Adcock's in United Kingdom. Leicestershire had the highest population of Adcock families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adcock surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adcock ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Adcock. 7% of Adcock men worked as a General Labourer and 65% of Adcock women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adcock were Farmer and Incapacitated. .

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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 1939

  • General Labourer
    7%
  • Farm Labourer
    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer
    4%
  • Farmer
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    65%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Incapacitated
    3%
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Census Records

There are 89,000 census records available for the last name Adcock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adcock 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Adcock. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 16,000 military records available for the last name Adcock. For the veterans among your Adcock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adcock lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Adcock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Adcock in 1945 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

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