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Fick Name Meaning

North German: from a pet form of the personal name Friedrich . English: perhaps from an unrecorded Middle English fik fig a derivative of Middle English fiken ‘to move quickly or restlessly to shrink flinch retreat hurriedly’. The sense might be ‘fidgety (person)’; compare modern English dialect fig and fidge ‘to move restlessly fidget’ and see also Figg . Alternatively this may be a nickname from unrecorded Middle English fik perhaps from Old English gefic ‘deceit’ or back-formed from Middle English fikel ‘deceitful’ (Old English ficol). See Ficker . English (of Norman origin): from Old French fike a Norman French variant of Old French fiche ‘pointed implement for fixing or transfixing something or someone’. See Fitch .

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

Similar surnames: Dick, Nick, Bick, Feck, Hick, Ficke, Wick, Feick, Vick, Mick

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Where is the Fick family from?

You can see how Fick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 98 Fick families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Fick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Fick families in 1911.
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What did your Fick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Fick. 59% of Fick men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Fick women worked as a Student. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fick were Teamster and Stenographer. .

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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
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Teamster

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Student
  • Stenographer
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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Fick. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Fick. For the veterans among your Fick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fick lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fick in 1948 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

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