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Adcocks Family History

Adcocks Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Adcock, Aycock, Alcock, Addicks, Acock, Maddocks, Jacocks, Hadcock

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Where is the Adcocks family from?

You can see how Adcocks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Adcocks family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Adcocks families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there was 1 Adcocks family living in Surrey. This was about 50% of all the recorded Adcocks's in United Kingdom. Surrey and 1 other county had the highest population of Adcocks families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Adcocks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Adcocks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Adcocks. 100% of Adcocks men worked as a Laborer. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 291 census records available for the last name Adcocks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adcocks 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 14 immigration records available for the last name Adcocks. 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 20 military records available for the last name Adcocks. For the veterans among your Adcocks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Adcocks lifespan?

Average Adcocks life expectancy in 1995 was 71 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 73.

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