Hick Family History

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Hick Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Hicke, a pet form of Richard. The substitution of H- as the initial resulted from the inability of the English to cope with the velar Norman R-. Dutch: from a pet form of a Germanic personal name, such as Icco or Hikke (a Frisian derivative of a compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’). East German: from a derivative of a Slavic pet form of Heinrich. South German: from Hiko, a pet form of any of the Germanic personal names formed with hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’ as the first element.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Wick, Huck, Hock, Dick, Bick, Nick, Heck, Sick, Lick, Pick

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Hick Family Origin

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Hick Family Occupations

What did your Hick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Hick's were Farmers. Farmer, Book Binder and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hick. A less common occupation for the Hick family was Servant.

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  • Farmer

  • Book Binder

  • Carpenter

  • Servant


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Hick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 52,000 census records available for the last name Hick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hick. 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 Card

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

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Hick Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Hick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Hick in 1953 was 68, and 68 in 2004.

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