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Flick Name Meaning

German: nickname for a quick and lively person from Middle High German vlücke ‘awake bright energetic’. German: occupational name for a person who repairs things mends clothes from Middle High German vlicken ‘to repair’. English: variant of Fleck 2 or possibly from a Middle English Flik a survival of the Old Norse male personal name Flíkr but evidence is lacking.

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

Similar surnames: Fluck, Blick, Fleck, Flink, Flock, Flicek, Link, Klick, Fick, Flack

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You can see how Flick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Flick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Flick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Flick families living in Ontario. This was about 60% of all the recorded Flick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Flick families in 1911.
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What did your Flick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Flick. 86% of Flick 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
  • Labourer
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Flick. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Flick. For the veterans among your Flick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Flick lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Flick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Flick in 1945 was 63, and 71 in 2004.

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