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Frick Name Meaning

German: from a short form of any of the Low German variants of the personal name Friedrich . Swiss German: habitational name from a place so named in the Swiss canton Aargau. English: nickname from Middle English frik frike (Old French frique frisque) ‘brisk lively vigorous’. Compare modern English dialect frick ‘to move briskly’ and frig ‘to wriggle’. English: topographic name from Middle English frike a simplified form frikthe ‘frith wood(land)’ which is Old English firhthe (ge)fyrhthe ferhthe with metathesis of -r-. See also Firth and Freed Americanized form of Czech Slovak Slovenian and Croatian Fric: from the personal name Fric of German origin (see Fritz ). Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Frič: from the personal name Frič a cognate of Fric (see Fritz compare Fritsch ). Compare also Fritch .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fick, Krick, Brick, Rock, Farwick, Rick, Feick, Frink, Mick, Bruck

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Where is the Frick family from?

You can see how Frick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Frick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Frick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 55 Frick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 52% of all the recorded Frick's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Frick families in 1840.
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What did your Frick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Frick. 17% of Frick men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Frick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Frick were Machinist and Teacher. .

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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 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Frick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Frick. For the veterans among your Frick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Frick lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Frick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Frick in 1946 was 65, and 74 in 2004.

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