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Bick Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from Middle Dutch and Middle High German bicke ‘pickaxe’ or ‘chisel’ hence a metonymic occupational name for a stonemason or someone who made or worked with such tools. German and Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Burkhart . English: probably a metonymic occupational name for a bee keeper from Middle English bike ‘nest of wasps wild bees’. Compare Bicker . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Byk 2 or Bik 2 ‘bull ox’. Germanized or Americanized form of Polish and Rusyn Byk 1 or Bik 1 ‘bull ox’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pick, Beck, Blick, Back, Buck, Brick, Dick, Mick, Wick, Rock

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You can see how Bick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 30 Bick families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Bick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bick families in 1911.
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What did your Bick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Bick. 44% of Bick men worked as a Farmer. .

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Labourer
  • Butcher
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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Bick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bick in 1943 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

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