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The Vick 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."

Vick Early Origins



The surname Vick 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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Vick Spelling Variations


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Vick 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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Vick Early History


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Vick Early History



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

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Vick Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vick Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Vick Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Mary Vick, who arrived in Barbados in 1685

Vick Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Samuel Vick, who came to New York in 1812
  • Samuel Vick, age 19, who came to New York in 1812
  • Samuel Vick, aged 19, landed in New York in 1812
  • Charles Vick, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1835
  • Charles Vick, who came to Allegany County, Pennsylvania in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Vick Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Elizabeth Vick arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1836
  • Eliza Vick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839
  • George Vick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839
  • John Vick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1843
  • John Vick arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Imaum of Muscat" in 1843
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vick (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vick (post 1700)



  • S. H. Vick, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904
  • M. R. Vick, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1924
  • Kyle Vick, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate, 1950
  • Tom Vick, American politician, Mayor of Weatherford, Texas, 1982-86
  • Walker W. Vick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1916
  • Walter W. Vick, American Democrat politician, Member, Committee on Permanent Organization, Democratic National Convention, 1916
  • Kathleen M. Vick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1988, 1996, 2000
  • J. W. Vick, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Johnston County, 1895-96
  • George W. Vick, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from McDowell County; Elected 1938
  • George P. Vick, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 39th District, 1895-96, 1901-02
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Vick


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Suggested Readings for the name Vick



  • Reverend Newit Vick, Founder of Vicksburg, Mississippi by James Morris Perrin.
  • The Vick Family, 1880-1983 by James Bailey Parker.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Vick Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vick 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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