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Golick Family History

Golick Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): nickname from Russian golik ‘beggar’, ‘ragamuffin’. Altered spelling of German Gölich, a nickname from Sorbian golik ‘the bald one’.

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


Similar surnames: Blick, Kulick, Click, Popick, Hosick, Bulick, Holck, Polich, Golik

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Where is the Golick family from?

You can see how Golick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Golick family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Golick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Golick families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Golick's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Golick families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Golick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Golick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Golick. 25% of Golick men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Golick women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Golick were Owner and Housework.

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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
    25%
  • Miner
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Owner
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    60%
  • Housework
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Golick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Golick 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Golick. 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 219 military records available for the last name Golick. For the veterans among your Golick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Golick lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Golick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Golick in 1946 was 54, and 92 in 2004.

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