Lick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lick family

The surname Lick was first found in Berwickshire where the this surname is derived from the name of an ancestor as in 'the son of Luke,' which is popularly Luck and Luckie on the Scottish border. [1]

Early History of the Lick family

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Lick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luck, Luke, Louk, Louke, Loucks, Lucke and others.

Early Notables of the Lick family (pre 1700)

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Ireland Migration of the Lick family to Ireland

Some of the Lick family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 59 words (4 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Lick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Lick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 [2]
  • Michael Lick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1752 [2]

Australia Lick migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Lick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Charles Lick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "The Stebonheath" in 1850 [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lick (post 1700) +

  • James Lick (1796-1876), American financier


  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The STEBONHEATH 1850. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1850Stebonheath.htm


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