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Origin and popularity of the name HICKS

Origin

Hicks : 1: English: variant of Hick with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This is a widespread surname in England and is also common in southwest and southern Wales.2: German: patronymic from Hick. Compare Hix.

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Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press
FANBI : The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain, ©2021, University of the West of England

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Geographic distribution of the 126,022 individuals with the name HICKS on Geneanet.

 

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    (1,851 individuals)
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    (1,453 individuals)

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    Variants of name HICKS

    HICK HYCK HICKES HIK HIKK