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Arick Family History

Arick Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of German Erich or, alternatively, of Dutch Arik, a nickname from Middle Dutch haderic, the name of a spice or herb, or from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements hathu ‘battle’, ‘combat’ + rik ‘powerful’.

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


Similar surnames: Brick, Bick, Kruck, Amick, Rick, Krock, Mick, Irick, Krick, Rock

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Where is the Arick family from?

You can see how Arick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Arick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Arick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Arick families living in Ohio. This was about 63% of all the recorded Arick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Arick families in 1840.
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What did your Arick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Arick. 16% of Arick men worked as a Salesman and 50% of Arick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Arick were Carpenter and Clerk.

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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

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Arick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 219 immigration records available for the last name Arick. 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 398 military records available for the last name Arick. For the veterans among your Arick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Arick lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Arick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Arick in 1960 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

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