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Strick Family History

Strick Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German stric, Middle Low German strik ‘cord’, ‘rope’. nickname for a rogue or prankster.

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


Similar surnames: Stricker, Struck, Sprick, Strack, Stock, Stich, Trick, Stuck, Strunk

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Where is the Strick family from?

You can see how Strick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Strick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Strick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Strick families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 40% of all the recorded Strick's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Strick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Strick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Strick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Strick. 16% of Strick men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Strick women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Strick were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
    16%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Maid
    8%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Strick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Strick. 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 Strick. For the veterans among your Strick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Strick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Strick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Strick in 1955 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

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