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Early Origins of the Musick family

The surname Musick was first found in Brittany, where they have held a family seat since ancient times.

Early History of the Musick family

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Musick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Musy, Musie, Musies, Mussy, Mussie, Mussies, Mussey, Mousy, Mousie, Musset, Musy, Musse, de la Musse, LaMusse, DeMusse, Mussi, Musi, Mousies, Moussy, Moussie, Moussies, Mucy, Mucey, Mucie, Mucies, Moucie, Moucies, Moucey, de Musy and many more.

Early Notables of the Musick family (pre 1700)

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Musick Ranking

In the United States, the name Musick is the 5,735th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]

United States Musick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Musick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Geo Musick, who landed in Virginia in 1657 [2]
Musick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Rafaelo Musick, aged 67, who arrived in America, in 1893
Musick Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Andrea Musick, aged 31, who arrived in America from Belles, in 1903
  • Charles E. Musick, aged 22, who arrived in America, in 1910
  • Domenico Musick, aged 20, who arrived in America from Orlez, Austria, in 1910
  • Grizony Musick, aged 18, who arrived in America from Czuplinhy, Russia, in 1910
  • Walenti Musick, aged 41, who arrived in America from Sielee, Galicia, in 1913
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West Indies Musick migration to West Indies +

The British first settled the British West Indies around 1604. They made many attempts but failed in some to establish settlements on the Islands including Saint Lucia and Grenada. By 1627 they had managed to establish settlements on St. Kitts (St. Christopher) and Barbados, but by 1641 the Spanish had moved in and destroyed some of these including those at Providence Island. The British continued to expand the settlements including setting the First Federation in the British West Indies by 1674; some of the islands include Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman Island, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica and Belize then known as British Honduras. By the 1960's many of the islands became independent after the West Indies Federation which existed from 1958 to 1962 failed due to internal political conflicts. After this a number of Eastern Caribbean islands formed a free association. [3]
Musick Settlers in West Indies in the 17th Century
  • Mr. John Musick, aged 19 who arrived in St. Kitts (St Christopher) aboard the ship "Amity" in 1635 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Musick (post 1700) +

  • John Elmore "Jack" Musick (1925-1977), American football player and head football coach at Cornell University from 1966 to 1974
  • John Roy Musick (1849-1901), American historical author and poet, best known for his Columbian Historical Novels
  • Ruth Ann Musick (1897-1974), American author and folklorist, sister of Archie Musick
  • Archie Leroy Musick (1902-1978), American Regionalist painter
  • Edwin Charles Musick (1894-1938), American Chief Pilot for Pan American World Airways who pioneered many of Pan Am's transoceanic routes
  • Pat Musick, American voice actress, known for An American Tail (1986), Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (1994) and Extreme Ghostbusters (1997)
  • James Andrew Musick (1910-1992), American NFL football running back for the Boston Redskins from 1932 through 1936
  • Virgil Musick, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964 [4]
  • Velma Musick, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma, 1960 [4]

USS Arizona
  • Mr. Clay H. Musick, American Seaman First Class working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he survived the sinking [5]

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  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)
  4. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from
  5. Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from on Facebook