Last name: PICK

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PICK : This last name is indexed 53,410 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PICK : 1: English (mainly East Midlands) Dutch and South German: from Middle English pi(c)k Middle Dutch picke Middle High German bicke ‘pick pickaxe’ hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made pickaxes or used them as an agricultural or excavating tool.2: North German: metonymic occupational name for a pitch-burner from Middle Low German pek pik ‘pitch’.3: English: possibly from Middle English pike ‘pike’ (the fish) applied as a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or seller of these fish or as a descriptive nickname for someone thought to resemple a pike in some way.4: Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): unexplained.

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