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Chick Family History

Chick Name Meaning

from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. variant of Cheek.

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


Similar surnames: Chuck, Chico, Schick, Chica, Shock, Bick, Krick, Hick, Hock, Chock

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Where is the Chick family from?

You can see how Chick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Chick families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 67 Chick families living in Maine. This was about 54% of all the recorded Chick's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Chick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chick. 19% of Chick men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Chick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chick were Clerk and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    9%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Stenographer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Chick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chick 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Chick. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Chick. For the veterans among your Chick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Chick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chick in 1943 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

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