Ellick Family History

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Ellick Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Illig. One family bearing this name and known to have made this change in form came to OH from Alsace in the 19th century. English: habitational name from either of two places called Elwick, in North Yorkshire and Northumberland, named with the Old English personal name Ella (or in the case of the first, possibly an unattested Ægla) + Old English wic ‘outlying (dairy) farm’.

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

Similar surnames: Sellick, Bulick, Eslick, Blick, Elswick, Collick, Gulick, Elick

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Ellick Family Origin

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Ellick Family Occupations

What did your Ellick ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ellick occupation in the UK was Labourer. 38% of Ellick's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Ellick family was Pudler In Iron Works. Labourer, Engineer and Journeyman Brass Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ellick.

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  • Labourer

  • Engineer

  • Journeyman Brass Finisher

  • Pudler In Iron Works


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Ellick Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ellick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ellick 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 566 immigration records available for the last name Ellick. 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 409 military records available for the last name Ellick. For the veterans among your Ellick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ellick Life Expectancy

What is the average Ellick lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Ellick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Ellick in 1963 was 75, and 69 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ellick 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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