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Kick Family History

Kick Name Meaning

English (Somerset and Wiltshire): possibly a derivative of Middle English kiken ‘to watch’, ‘to spy’. Compare Kicker. German: variant of Keck. Dutch: probably a nickname, from a derivative of kikken ‘to kick’.

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


Similar surnames: Pick, Bick, Hick, Kock, Wick, Keck, Vick, Dick, Kuck, Blick

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Where is the Kick family from?

You can see how Kick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 7 Kick families living in Ohio. This was about 44% of all the recorded Kick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kick families in 1840.
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What did your Kick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kick. 20% of Kick men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Kick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kick were Clerk and Maid.

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Kick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kick. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Kick. For the veterans among your Kick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Kick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kick in 1951 was 41, and 87 in 2004.

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