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Wyrick Family History

Wyrick Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Weirich or Weyrich . Compare Weirick and Weyrick . In some cases probably also an Americanized form of Polish Wyrzyk from a personal name of Old Prussian origin.

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


Similar surnames: Wojick, Wick, Mirick, Durick, Warlick, Derick, Orrick, Larick, Crick

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Where is the Wyrick family from?

You can see how Wyrick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wyrick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Wyrick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Wyrick families living in Tennessee. This was about 29% of all the recorded Wyrick's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Wyrick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wyrick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wyrick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wyrick. 23% of Wyrick men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Wyrick women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wyrick were Truck Driver and Saleslady. .

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Saleslady
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 400 immigration records available for the last name Wyrick. 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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Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Wyrick. For the veterans among your Wyrick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wyrick lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Wyrick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wyrick in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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