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Vick History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: English , German


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."


Early Origins of the Vick family


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.

Early History of the Vick family


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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.

Early Notables of the Vick family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Vick family to the New World and Oceana


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 settled in New York in 1812
  • Samuel Vick, age 19, who settled in New York in 1812
  • Samuel Vick, aged 19, who landed in New York in 1812 [1]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)
  • Charles Vick, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1835 [1]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)
  • Charles Vick, who settled in 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, who arrived in Holdfast Bay, Australia aboard the ship "Africaine" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm
  • Eliza Vick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • George Vick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Lysander" in 1839 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  • John Vick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Hooghly" in 1843 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY from London 19-02-1843. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843Hooghly.gif
  • John Vick, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Imaum of Muscat" in 1843 [5]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) IMAUM of MUSCAT. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843ImaumMuscat.gif
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Vick (post 1700)


  • Rod Vick (b. 1955), American author, teacher
  • Michael Vick (b. 1980), American NFL football player
  • John Vick (b. 1961), American poet
  • S. H. Vick, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1904 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • M. R. Vick, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1924 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kyle Vick, American Democrat politician, Member of Texas State Senate, 1950 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Kathleen M. Vick, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1988, 1996, 2000 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • J. W. Vick, American politician, Member of North Carolina State House of Representatives from Johnston County, 1895-96 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George W. Vick, American Democrat politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from McDowell County; Elected 1938 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • George P. Vick, American politician, Member of South Dakota State House of Representatives 39th District, 1895-96, 1901-02 [6]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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


  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. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) AFRICAINE 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836Africaine.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LYSANDER 1839. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1839Lysander.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) HOOGHLY from London 19-02-1843. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843Hooghly.gif
  5. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) IMAUM of MUSCAT. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1843ImaumMuscat.gif
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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