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Vick Surname Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French le eveske ‘the bishop’. This became leveske which was wrongly taken for le vesk becoming Vesk and later Veck and Vick. The full form survives as Levick . Compare Bishop . North German: variant of Fick .

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


Similar surnames: Pick, Dick, Mick, Fick, Bick, Kick, Hick, Tick, Eick, Rick

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Where is the Vick family from?

You can see how Vick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vick family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vick families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 70 Vick families living in Ontario. This was about 49% of all the recorded Vick's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Vick families in 1911.
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What did your Vick ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Vick. 38% of Vick men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Vick women worked as a Housekeeper. .

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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
    38%
  • Labourer
    14%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Vick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vick 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Vick. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Vick. For the veterans among your Vick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vick lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Vick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vick in 1940 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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