Pick Name Meaning

English (mainly East Midlands), Dutch, and German: from Middle English pi(c)k, Middle Dutch picke, Middle High German bicke ‘pick’, ‘pickaxe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or used them as an agricultural or excavating tool. North German: metonymic occupational name for a pitch-burner, from Low German pick ‘pitch’. English: possibly from Middle English pike ‘pike’ (the fish), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish, or as a descriptive nickname for someone thought to resemple a pike in some way. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bick, Peck, Puck, Dick, Pack, Mick, Beck, Pink, Wick, Rock

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Pick Family Origin

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Pick Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pick family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pick. The most common Pick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Between 1955 and 2004, Pick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pick in 1955 was 54, and 75 in 2004.

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