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Elick Family History

Elick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Elich or Illig.

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


Similar surnames: Ellick, Click, Evick, Erick, Slick, Eick, Zulick, Remick, Plock

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Where is the Elick family from?

You can see how Elick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Elick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Elick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Elick families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Elick's in the USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Elick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Elick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Elick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Elick. 39% of Elick men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Elick women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Elick were Truck Driver 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
    39%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    22%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Elick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elick 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 241 immigration records available for the last name Elick. 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 762 military records available for the last name Elick. For the veterans among your Elick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Elick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Elick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Elick in 1948 was 50, and 64 in 2004.

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