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Pick Name Meaning
English (mainly East Midlands), Dutch, and German: from Middle English pi(c)k, Middle Dutch picke, Middle High German bicke ‘pick’, ‘pickaxe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or used them as an agricultural or excavating tool.North German: metonymic occupational name for a pitch-burner, from Low German pick ‘pitch’.English: possibly from Middle English pike ‘pike’ (the fish), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or as a descriptive nickname for someone thought to resemple a pike in some way.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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

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Name Distribution of Pick Families

  • Number of Pick families
     70 - 137
     24 - 69
     1 - 23
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pick families
     203 - 404
     68 - 202
     1 - 67
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pick families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pick Family Origin

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Pick Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pick

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Pick Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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