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Honick Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Honig . German (Hönick): variant of Hönig (see Hoenig ) or Hönicke (see Hoenicke ). English (London): either a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(at the) honey farm’ or an occupational name for a beekeeper from Middle English honi ‘honey’ + wik(e) ‘outlying farm specialized farm’ (Old English hunig + wīc).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Honeck, Hosick, Hock, Holck, Hick, Nick, Minick, Connick, Hovick

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Where is the Honick family from?

You can see how Honick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Honick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Honick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Honick families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Honick's in USA. New York had the highest population of Honick families in 1880.
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What did your Honick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Battery Hand were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Honick. 34% of Honick men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Honick women worked as a Battery Hand. Some less common occupations for Americans named Honick were Operator and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Operator
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Battery Hand
    50%
  • Bookkeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Honick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Honick 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 236 immigration records available for the last name Honick. 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 220 military records available for the last name Honick. For the veterans among your Honick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Honick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Honick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Honick in 1962 was 87, and 76 in 2004.

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