Zwick Name Meaning

South German: metonymic occupational name for a nailsmith or occupational nickname for a shoemaker, from Middle High German zwic, zwëc ‘tack’, ‘nail’. In some instances it may have been applied as a nickname for a small person or a topographic name for someone who lived on a wedge-shaped piece of land.

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


Similar surnames: Wick, Zink, Zwicker, Bick, Zwack, Swick, Dick, Knick, Mick, Krick

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Zwick Family Origin

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Zwick Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zwick. The most common Zwick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Zwick's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Zwick family was Keeping House.

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Zwick Historical Records

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Zwick Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Zwick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Zwick in 1948 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zwick

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