Blick Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly from Middle English bleik, blek(e) ‘pallid’, ‘sallow’ (from Old Norse bleikr ‘pale’) with alteration of the vowel, although Reaney suggests it may be a nickname derived from Middle English blikie(n) ‘to shine or gleam’ (from Old English blician). Jewish (Ashkenazic): origin uncertain; possibly from German Blick or Yiddish blik ‘glance’, ‘look’, and based on some now irrecoverable anecdote. German: Prussian variant of Blek, a nickname from Middle High German blic ‘shine’. German: short form of the Low German occupational name Blickslager ‘tinsmith’. Compare Bleck. German: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Bligger, Blickhart, based on blic ‘gleam’, ‘shine’, later ‘pale’.

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


Similar surnames: Bick, Brick, Black, Block, Bulick, Mick, Lick, Brack, Blank, Slack

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Blick Family Origin

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Blick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Blick. The most common Blick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Blick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Blick family was Carpenter.

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Between 1951 and 2004, Blick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Blick in 1951 was 47, and 80 in 2004.

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