Fick Family History
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