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Where is the Dixon family from?
You can see how Dixon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dixon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dixon families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 5,999 Dixon families living in Yorkshire. This was about 18% of all the recorded Dixon's in the UK. Yorkshire had the highest population of Dixon families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dixon surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dixon. 8% of Dixon men worked as a General Labourer and 66% of Dixon women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dixon were Bricklayer and Private Means.