Schick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Schick surname is derived from the Middle High German word "schick" meaning "proper, fitting, skillfull." It was most likely originally a nickname for a proper and courteous person, which then became a surname in the era that surnames first began to be used.

Early Origins of the Schick family

The surname Schick was first found in the Rhine valley. Early records include Albrecht Schiko, a citizen of Koeln (Cologne) in the year 1150, as well as Herman Schicke, who was a knight near Frankfurt in 1244.

Early History of the Schick family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schick research. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1369, 1582, 1698, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Schick History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Schick Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Schick, Schicke, Schicker, Schickel and others.

Early Notables of the Schick family (pre 1700)

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United States Schick migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schick Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johan Nicklaus Schick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Johann Adam Schick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1751 [1]
  • Johan Schick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Ludwick Schick, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • Ludwig Schick, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Schick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Joh Fred Schick, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1802 [1]
  • Friederike Schick, who landed in Texas in 1846 [1]
  • Franz Schick, aged 32, who arrived in New York, NY in 1847 [1]
  • Carolina Schick, aged 10, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • Johann Schick, aged 7, who arrived in New York in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Schick (post 1700) +

  • Brigadier-General Lawrence Edward Schick (1897-1967), American Head of Department of Military Topography & Graphics, US Military Academy West Point (1946-1961) [2]
  • Doyle Schick (1939-2001), former American football cornerback in the National Football League
  • Jacob Schick (1878-1937), American Army Colonel, inventor, entrepreneur, eponym of Shick razors, and surprisingly, the inventor of an electric shaver
  • Bela Schick (1877-1967), American (Hungarian-born) physician, eponym of the Schick test for diphtheria
  • Yvonne Adams Schick, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for Texas State House of Representatives 47th District, 2006; Candidate for U.S. Senator from Texas, 2008 [3]
  • Oliver E. J. Schick, American Democrat politician, Member of Missouri State House of Representatives from St. Louis City 2nd District, 1933-42 [3]
  • John J. Schick, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964 [3]
  • Frederick Schick, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952 [3]
  • Gerhard Schick (b. 1972), German politician
  • Maharam Schick (1807-1879), Hungarian rabbi
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) Lawrence Schick. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Schick/Lawrence_Edward/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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