Chick Family History

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Chick Name Meaning

from Middle English chike ‘young fowl’ (a shortened form of chiken), applied as a metonymic occupational name for someone who bred poultry for the table, or as a nickname from the same word used as a term of endearment. variant of Cheek.

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

Similar surnames: Chuck, Chico, Schick, Chica, Shock, Bick, Krick, Hick, Hock, Chock

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Chick Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Chick name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Chick. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Chick Family Origin

Where is the Chick family from?

Chick Family Occupations

What did your Chick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Chick family was Labourer. The most common Chick occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Chick's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chick.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chick ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chick Historical Records

What Chick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Chick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chick 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Chick. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Chick. For the veterans among your Chick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chick Life Expectancy

What is the average Chick lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Chick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chick in 1943 was 31, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chick 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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