Log in  | New? Register

39,912 DICKSON members around the world

Stay informed about DICKSON Family online & offline events!

Keep me informed as to DICKSON Family online & offline events

My DICKSON family came from?

See our recent family gatherings

DICKSON Family History

This interesting surname is a patronymic from "Dick" a medieval pet form of Richard, one of the most popular names in the 11th and 12th Century, deriving from the Anglo-Saxon "Richard", itself from the Old Germanic personal name made up of the elements "ric", power, and "-hard", hardy, brave, strong (found in the pre-7th Century in England, but was popularized by the Normans after the Conquest of 1066), plus the diminutive "son", son of. The personal name was first recorded in the 1220 Curia Rolls of Lancashire, when one Dicke Smith was mentioned and "Dik", was recorded in the Assize Court Rolls of Cheshire in 1260...

Who have we missed?

Tell us about any famous DICKSON (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!


Join the conversation with the DICKSON tribe

  • Find your DICKSON ancestor
  • Tell us about your DICKSON Family
  • Tell us about your DICKSON ancestors
  • Ask a question about the DICKSON history
  • Leave a message for DICKSON family members

You are not register

Join Log in
Areas of Origin for DICKSON

Invite more DICKSON family members!

Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the DICKSON tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest

Discover where the DICKSON Family members live around the world

Explore where tribe members live today!


Show off the DICKSON Family Crest…

Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from