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Zwick Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a nailsmith or occupational nickname for a shoemaker, from Middle High German zwic, zwëc ‘tack’, ‘nail’. In some instances it may have been applied as a nickname for a small person or a topographic name for someone who lived on a wedge-shaped piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Wick, Zink, Zwicker, Bick, Zwack, Swick, Dick, Knick, Mick, Krick

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Zwick Family Origin

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Zwick Family Occupations

What did your Zwick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zwick. A less common occupation for the Zwick family was Keeping House. The most common Zwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Zwick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Zwick Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Zwick Life Expectancy

What is the average Zwick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Zwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Zwick in 1948 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zwick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zwick ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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