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Crick Family History

Crick Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Crick in Northamptonshire, recorded in Domesday Book as Crec, from Celtic creig ‘rock’, ‘cliff’. Possibly an Americanized spelling of any of the names mentioned at Creek 3.

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


Similar surnames: Click, Crock, Brick, Krick, Chock, Price, Urick, Erick, Rock, Rick

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Where is the Crick family from?

You can see how Crick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Crick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Crick families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 5 Crick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 42% of all the recorded Crick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Crick families in 1840.
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What did your Crick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crick. 23% of Crick men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Crick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crick were Farming 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
    23%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 49,000 census records available for the last name Crick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crick 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Crick. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Crick. For the veterans among your Crick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Crick lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Crick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Crick in 1953 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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