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Schlick Name Meaning

German: nickname for a glutton from a derivative of Middle High German slicken ‘to gulp or swallow’. North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a marshy area from Middle Low German slik ‘slime bog’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably an unflattering name from German Schlick ‘slime mud’ imposed by a non-Jewish government official.

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


Similar surnames: Schlink, Schick, Schlicker, Schnick, Schrick, Schmick, Schlack

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Where is the Schlick family from?

You can see how Schlick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Schlick family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Schlick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Schlick family living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Schlick's in USA. Ohio and 1 other state had the highest population of Schlick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Schlick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Schlick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Schlick. 22% of Schlick men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Schlick women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Schlick were Farm Laborer and Secretary. .

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Waitress
    18%
  • Bookkeeper
    12%
  • Secretary
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Schlick. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Schlick. For the veterans among your Schlick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Schlick lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Schlick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Schlick in 1959 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

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