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Slick Family History

Slick Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized form of German Schlick.

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

Similar surnames: Slice, Smick, Click, Blick, Elick, Smink, Swick, Slicer, Amick, Shock

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Where is the Slick family from?

You can see how Slick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Slick families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Slick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 63% of all the recorded Slick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Slick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slick. 21% of Slick men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Slick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slick were Clerk and Stenographer.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Slick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slick 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Slick. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Slick. For the veterans among your Slick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slick lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Slick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Slick in 1947 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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