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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

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

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Schlick Family Origin

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Schlick Family Occupations

What did your Schlick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Schlick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Schlick's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schlick. A less common occupation for the Schlick family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Barber

  • Keeps House


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Schlick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Schlick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schlick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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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Draft Card

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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Schlick Life Expectancy

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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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