Vik Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads all over Norway and Sweden, so named with Old Norse vík ‘small bay’, ‘inlet’. In Swedish it may also be a topographic or ornamental name. Czech: from a short form of the personal name Viktor (see Victor).

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


Similar surnames: Sik, Lovik, Via, Vlk, Bick, Mak, Vee, Rio, Eis, Vida

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Vik Family Origin

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Vik Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    82%
  • Cigar Maker

    9%
  • Laber

    9%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vik family was Laber. Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Vik. The most common Vik occupation in the USA was Farmer. 82% of Vik's were Farmers.

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Vik Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Vik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Vik in 1957 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vik

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