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Heick Family History

Heick Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with hag ‘enclosure fenced area’ as its first element.

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


Similar surnames: Hick, Weick, Reick, Heit, Heck, Feick, Leick, Eicke, Heise, Eick

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Where is the Heick family from?

You can see how Heick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Heick families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Heick's in Canada. Ontario and 1 other province had the highest population of Heick families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heick. 31% of Heick men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Heick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heick were Manager and Typist. .

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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
    31%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    30%
  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Typist
    20%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heick 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 585 immigration records available for the last name Heick. 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 612 military records available for the last name Heick. For the veterans among your Heick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heick lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Heick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Heick in 1958 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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