Schlick Family History
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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): of uncertain origin, 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