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Zurick Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Zürich, habitational name for someone from the Swiss city of Zurich (see Zurcher).

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

Similar surnames: Durick, Zulick, Urick, Burack, Jurick, Aulick, Frick, Burich, Yurick

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Where is the Zurick family from?

You can see how Zurick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zurick family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Zurick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Zurick families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Zurick's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Zurick families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zurick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zurick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zurick. 28% of Zurick men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Zurick women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zurick were Machinist and Operator.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • New Worker
  • Operator
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What Zurick family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zurick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurick 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 180 immigration records available for the last name Zurick. 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 346 military records available for the last name Zurick. For the veterans among your Zurick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zurick lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zurick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zurick in 1962 was 74, and 61 in 2004.

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