Wick Family History

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Wick Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in an outlying settlement dependent on a larger village, Old English wic (Latin vicus), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. The term seems to have been used, in particular, to denote an outlying dairy farm or a salt works. English and German: from a medieval personal name, Middle English Wikke, German Wicko, a short form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with the element wig ‘battle’, ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Hick, Dick, Bick, Pick, Weck, Wack, Sick, Rock, Wilk, Weick

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Wick Family Origin

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Wick Family Occupations

What did your Wick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Wick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Wick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wick family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wick.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wick ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wick 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wick. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Wick. For the veterans among your Wick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wick Life Expectancy

What is the average Wick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Wick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wick in 1948 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

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