Quick Family History
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