Minick Family History
Minick Name Meaning
Americanized form of German Slovak Czech or Polish Minich 1 ‘monk’ or of Polish Minich Americanized form of Polish Minik Slovak and Czech Miník: possibly a short form of the personal name Dominik (see Dominick ) or a nickname from Middle High German münich ‘monk’ (see Minnich 1 compare Minich ). Possibly also an Americanized form of Ukrainian Mynik or Minyk: unexplained. Jewish (American): shortened and altered form of some surname from Eastern Europe ending in -minik/-menik or starting with Minik-/Menik-. Americanized form of Jewish (from Lithuania) Minik: habitational name from the village of Minki. Americanized form of Croatian Minić (see Minich ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press