Hick Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Hicke, a pet form of Richard. The substitution of H- as the initial resulted from the inability of the English to cope with the velar Norman R-. Dutch: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name, such as Icco or Hikke (a Frisian derivative of a compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’). East German: from a derivative of a Slavic pet form of Heinrich. South German: from Hiko, a pet form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ as the first element.

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

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Hick Family Origin

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Hick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, the most common Hick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Hick's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hick. A less common occupation for the Hick family was Farming.

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Hick Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Hick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hick in 1953 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hick

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