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Quick Name Meaning

English, German, and Dutch: nickname for a lively or agile person, from Middle English quik, Middle High German quick, Middle Dutch quic ‘alive’, ‘lively’, ‘fresh’. English: habitational name for someone who lived at a place called Cowick (notably one in Devon), denoting an outlying dairy farm, from Old English cuwic, from cu ‘cow’ + wic ‘outlying settlement’. Cornish: habitational name from Gweek in the parish of Constantine, named from Cornish gwyk, which may have meant either ‘village’ or ‘forest’, or a topographic name from the same word. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a place overgrown with couch grass (Old English cwice).

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

Similar surnames: Bick, Huck, Mick, Lueck, Munck, Hick, Eick, Krick, Quint, Duyck

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Quick Family Origin

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Quick Family Occupations

What did your Quick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Quick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Quick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quick family was Labourer. Farmer, Laborer and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quick.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Going To School

  • Labourer


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Quick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 175,000 census records available for the last name Quick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quick 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Quick. 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 29,000 military records available for the last name Quick. For the veterans among your Quick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quick Life Expectancy

What is the average Quick lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Quick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Quick in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quick ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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