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Schick Name Meaning

German: nickname for a well-mannered and experienced person from Middle High German schic Middle Low German schik ‘form right state condition’. German: variant of Schiek . Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German schik ‘form right state condition’ as an adjective also ‘orderly useful skillful’ (compare 1 above). Germanized form of Czech Šik (see Sik ) itself of German origin a cognate of 1 above. Compare Shick .

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


Similar surnames: Schlick, Scheck, Schnick, Schack, Schrick, Schieck, Schink, Schmick

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Where is the Schick family from?

You can see how Schick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schick family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Schick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Schick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 85% of all the recorded Schick's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Schick families in 1840.
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What did your Schick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schick. 15% of Schick men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Schick women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schick were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Saleslady
    7%
  • Housewife
    6%
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Census Records

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Schick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schick 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Schick. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Schick. For the veterans among your Schick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schick lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Schick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Schick in 1941 was 48, and 81 in 2004.

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