The surname Ficks and its many variants can be found today in many countries, including England
, Holland, and Ireland
, but its origins lie in the Saxony
region of Germany
. The name was first derived as a diminutive of the first name Friedrich, which was itself derived from the Old High German words "Fridu," meaning "peace," and "Rihhi," meaning "power."
Early Origins of the Ficks family
The surname Ficks was first found in cities in the Saxony
region, where Ficks was first used as a surname. The use of the diminutive as a personal name
was first recorded in Lüneburg, where Ficko de Wesera lived in 1352.
Early History of the Ficks family
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Ficks Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fike, Feick, Veick, Fick, Ficko, Ficke, Ficka, Vicka, Feck, Fecke, Fix, Ficks and many more.
Early Notables of the Ficks family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ficks family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Ficks Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Lawrence Ficks, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)