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Lick Name Meaning

Dutch: from a short form of a Germanic personal name Lideco, itself a short or pet form of a compound name formed with leud, liut (see, for example, Leopold).

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


Similar surnames: Hick, Leick, Dick, Blick, Wick, Mick, Luck, Nick, Sick, Bick

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Where is the Lick family from?

You can see how Lick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 5 Lick families living in Indiana. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lick's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Lick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lick. 26% of Lick men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Lick women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lick were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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
    26%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Clerical
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lick 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 Lick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lick. For the veterans among your Lick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lick lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lick in 1950 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

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