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The name Bick comes from one of the family having worked as a beekeeper. The surname is derived from the Old English word beocere.

Bick Early Origins



The surname Bick was first found in Berkshire, where they held a family seat from ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Bick Spelling Variations


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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.

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Bick Early History


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Bick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bick research. Another 231 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bick Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bick 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



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

  • Francis Bick who settled in Virginia in 1635
  • Francis Bick, aged 23, arrived in Virginia in 1635
  • Rich Bick, who arrived in Virginia in 1636
  • Richard Bick, who settled in Virginia in 1636
  • Fr Bick, who arrived in Virginia in 1636
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Bick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hannis Bick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1739
  • Johan Georg Bick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • Jurg Bick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • George Bick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Christian Bick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1764

Bick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonia Bick, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • Nicholas Bick, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1866
  • Bernhard Bick, who landed in Ohio in 1869
  • Anna Morsdorf Bick, who landed in North America in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bick (post 1700)



  • Sam Bick (b. 1955), former U.S. soccer midfielder
  • Esther Bick (1901-1983), Polish-born, English physician and psychoanalyst
  • Patrick Bick (b. 1977), German football player
  • Charles O. Bick (1909-1994), the first chairman of the Metropolitan Toronto Board of Police Commissioners
  • Edward Milton Bick, Orthopedic Surgeon of New York City

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Bick Historic Events


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Bick Historic Events




HMS Repulse

  • Mr. Herbert Bick, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Repulse and died during the sinking

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Bick Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    9. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    10. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
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    The Bick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bick Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 27 February 2015 at 07:18.

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