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The surname Radick is a local surname; it is derived from the place name Radeck, a castle in Oppel, in Silesia. While it is generally regarded that the name was from this area, the first record of the name was in Switzerland. The derivation from the place name Radeck makes this a habitation surname; that is, a surname based upon an already existing place name. The other type of local name is topographic names, based upon a physical feature of the local geography, such as a forest, or a river, and so on.

Radick Early Origins



The surname Radick was first found in Switzerland, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. Chronicles first mention Heinrich von Radekke of Upper- Austria in 1256, and Hans Radecker of Eger in Bohemia around 1395.

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Radick Spelling Variations


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Radick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Radecke, Radek, Radeke, Radeck, Radecki, Radacke, Radake, Radacker, Radecker and many more.

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Radick Early History


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Radick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Radick research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1233, 1733, 1791, 1776 and 1233 are included under the topic Early Radick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Radick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Radick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Radick Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Radick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Michael Radick, who arrived in Georgia in 1754

Radick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thaddaus Radick, aged 28, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Carolina Radick, aged 25, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Radick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Radick (post 1700)



  • Kenneth Milton "Ken" Radick (1907-1987), American NFL football player
  • Nicholas Radick, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 2nd District, 1940

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    5. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    9. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
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