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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    5%

In 1881, 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. The most common Quick occupation in Canada was Farmer. 37% of Quick's were Farmers.

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Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quick

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