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Krick Name Meaning

probably an altered spelling of Krich, a dialect plural of Krug ‘pitcher’, ‘jug’, probably applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of such vessels. habitational name from a place called Krickau. nickname for someone who walked with a crutch, from Krick ‘crutch’, dialect form of Kruücke.

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


Similar surnames: Kruck, Brick, Krock, Krack, Knick, Rock, Frick, Bruck, Kritz, Zwick

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Where is the Krick family from?

You can see how Krick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Krick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 29 Krick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 76% of all the recorded Krick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Krick families in 1840.
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What did your Krick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Krick. 17% of Krick men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Krick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krick were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Krick. For the veterans among your Krick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Krick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Krick in 1943 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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