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Eick Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by an oak tree or in an oak wood, from Middle Low German eke ‘oak’. The South German cognate Eich is sometimes Americanized as Eick.

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


Similar surnames: Eich, Dick, Pick, Mick, Eck, Wick, Bick, Enck, Zink, Nick

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Where is the Eick family from?

You can see how Eick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eick families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Eick families living in Northwest Territories. This was 100% of all the recorded Eick's in Canada. Northwest Territories had the highest population of Eick families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eick. 36% of Eick men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Eick women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eick were Salesman 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Eick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eick 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Eick. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Eick. For the veterans among your Eick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eick lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Eick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Eick in 1952 was 66, and 76 in 2004.

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