Cusick Family History

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Cusick Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Cusack, in the British Isles now found predominantly in Scotland. Respelling of Czech Kusik, a nickname for a short person or someone with a physical defect, from kusý ‘fragmentary’, ‘unfinished’, ‘truncated’.

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

Similar surnames: Cuzick, Hosick, Busick, Urick, Chick, Dudick, Bulick, Buick, Quick

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Cusick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cusick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cusick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Cusick Family Origin

Where is the Cusick family from?

Cusick Family Occupations

What did your Cusick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cusick family was Gentleman. School, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cusick. The most common Cusick occupation in Canada was School. 17% of Cusick's were Schools.

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  • School

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Gentleman


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

Cusick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Cusick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cusick 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cusick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 7,000 military records available for the last name Cusick. For the veterans among your Cusick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cusick Life Expectancy

What is the average Cusick lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Cusick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Cusick in 1951 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cusick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cusick 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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