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Schicker Name Meaning

German: variant of Schick 1, or from Middle High German schicken ‘to make (something) happen’, ‘arrange’, ‘prepare’.

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


Similar surnames: Schlicker, Schricker, Schickler, Schiller, Schacher, Schick, Schiffer

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Where is the Schicker family from?

You can see how Schicker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schicker family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Schicker families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 17 Schicker families living in Wisconsin. This was about 37% of all the recorded Schicker's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Schicker families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schicker surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schicker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schicker. 12% of Schicker men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Schicker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schicker were Salesman and Teacher. .

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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
    12%
  • Foreman
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    46%
  • New Worker
    28%
  • Teacher
    28%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Schicker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schicker 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Schicker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Schicker. For the veterans among your Schicker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schicker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Schicker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Schicker in 1963 was 73, and 54 in 2004.

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