Bick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Bick comes from one of the family having worked as a beekeeper. The surname is derived from the Old English word beocere.
Early Origins of the Bick family
The surname Bick was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
Early History of the Bick family
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Bick Spelling Variations
Spelling variations in names were a common occurrence before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago. In the Middle Ages, even the literate spelled their names differently as the English language incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other European languages. Many variations of the name Bick have been found, including: Bick, Biche, Bich, Bicker, Bickers and others.
Early Notables of the Bick family (pre 1700)
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Families began migrating abroad in enormous numbers because of the political and religious discontent in England. Often faced with persecution and starvation in England, the possibilities of the New World attracted many English people. Although the ocean trips took many lives, those who did get to North America were instrumental in building the necessary groundwork for what would become for new powerful nations. Among the first immigrants of the name Bick, or a variant listed above to cross the Atlantic and come to North America were :
Bick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Bick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Bick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century