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Trick Name Meaning

English (southwest and South Wales): metonymic nickname for a cunning or crafty person, from Middle English trick ‘strategem’, ‘device’ (from a Norman form of Old French triche).

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

Similar surnames: Brick, Brack, Thick, Price, Triche, Rock, Krick, Bick, Strick, Trice

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Where is the Trick family from?

You can see how Trick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Trick families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Trick families living in Ohio. This was about 40% of all the recorded Trick's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Trick families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Trick. 22% of Trick men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Trick women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trick were Carpenter and Housework.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Trick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trick 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 Trick. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Trick. For the veterans among your Trick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Trick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Trick in 1952 was 62, and 83 in 2004.

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