Hick Family History
Hick Name Meaning
English: of Norman origin from the Middle English personal name Hikke a rhyming pet form of Ricard a Norman-Picard form of Richard . The substitution of H- as the initial resulted from the inability of the English to cope with the velar Norman R-. Compare Hitch . German Flemish and Dutch: from Hicke a pet form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hild ‘strife battle’ as the first element. German: from a pet form (see Huck ) of the personal name Hugo .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022