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Irick Family History

Irick Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of German Eirich or Erich, or Scandinavian Eirik (see Erickson).

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


Similar surnames: Erick, Wirick, Arick, Urick, Brick, Krick, Frick, Rick, Kruck, Amick

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Where is the Irick family from?

You can see how Irick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Irick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Irick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Irick families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Irick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Irick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Irick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Irick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Irick. 28% of Irick men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Irick women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Irick were Salesman 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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Salesman
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    14%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housework
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Irick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Irick 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 255 immigration records available for the last name Irick. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Irick. For the veterans among your Irick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Irick lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Irick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Irick in 1956 was 51, and 79 in 2004.

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