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The Fick surname is a Frisian cognate of the name Frederick, which is derived from the Germanic personal name, composed of "fred" or "peace" and "ric" or "power."

Fick Early Origins



The surname Fick was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Fick Spelling Variations


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Fick Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vick, de Vick, Vicq, Fick, Feck, Fecke, Fedde, Feddema, Feddercke and many more.

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Fick Early History


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Fick Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fick research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fick Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fick 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:

Fick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Peter Fick, aged 23, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Joh Engel Fick, who landed in America in 1764
  • Johs Fick, who arrived in America in 1764
  • Phil Fick, who arrived in America in 1764
  • Johann Fick, who landed in America in 1783
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Chrism Fick, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802
  • Wilhelmine Karoline Fick, who landed in America in 1846
  • Charles J H Fick, aged 25, landed in Missouri in 1847
  • J Fick, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1855
  • Friedrich Fick, who landed in Ohio in 1869
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Fick Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. John Peter Fick U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Fick Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Peter B Fick, who landed in Canada in 1832
  • Peter Henry Fick, who arrived in Canada in 1841

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Contemporary Notables of the name Fick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Fick (post 1700)



  • Louis T. Fick, American politician, Mayor of North Tonawanda, New York, 1911
  • Leonard J. Fick (1915-1990), American Roman Catholic priest, scholar, educator, and author
  • Robert Charles Fick (b. 1974), American Major League Baseball player
  • August Fick (1833-1916), German philologist
  • Adolph Eugen Fick (1829-1901), German physiologist, credited with the invention of contact lenses

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  8. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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The Fick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fick 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.

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