Wick Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in an outlying settlement dependent on a larger village, Old English wic (Latin vicus), or a habitational name from a place named with this word, of which there are examples in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset, and Worcestershire. The term seems to have been used, in particular, to denote an outlying dairy farm or a salt works. English and German: from a medieval personal name, Middle English Wikke, German Wicko, a short form of any of various Germanic personal names formed with the element wig ‘battle’, ‘war’.

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


Similar surnames: Hick, Dick, Bick, Pick, Weck, Wack, Sick, Rock, Wilk, Weick

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Wick Family Origin

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Wick Family Occupations

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  • Tailor

    57%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Servante

    14%
  • Tailores

    14%

In 1881, Tailor, Carpenter and Servante were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wick. A less common occupation for the Wick family was Tailores. The most common Wick occupation in Canada was Tailor. 57% of Wick's were Tailors.

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Wick Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Wick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wick in 1948 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wick

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