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Erick Surname Meaning

Americanized form of North German Erich . It may also be a shortened (and altered) form of Scandinavian and German patronymics like Erickson . Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Erić (see Eric ).

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


Similar surnames: Irick, Erich, Elick, Evick, Emrick, Derick, Eick, Eric, Urick, Arick

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Where is the Erick family from?

You can see how Erick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Erick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Erick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Erick families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Erick's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Erick families in 1911.
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What did your Erick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Erick. 82% of Erick 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
    82%
  • Labourer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Erick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erick 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 Erick. 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 Erick. For the veterans among your Erick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Erick lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Erick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Erick in 1959 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

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