From Namespedia - Names Meaning and Origins
Origin: North America
Thematic: Popular Culture
Meaning: The name Edick comes from the German Ittig. In June of 1710 (Johann) Michael Ittig arrived at the port of New York with two young sons, along with hundreds of other 'Palatine Germans'. The Ittig family eventually ended up circa 1725 around Herkimer NY. Other modern varieties of the family name are Edic [scarce], Edee [rare], Edict [very rare]. There are many other historical varients, such as Ittig, Ittigh, Ittich, Itig, Ittick, Etick, Ettick, Eddick, Edich, Edig, Edigh, and others! There are also many misspellings, such as: Stigh [for Itigh], Stig [for Itig], Jttich [for Ittich], Itty [for Ittig, became > Edee], Editch [for Edich], Edie [for Edic], Edict [for Edick], Eclick [rare, for Edick], Edock [rare, for Edick], Educt [rare, for Edick], Ediet [for Edick], Elick [rare for Edick], Epic and Epick [for Edic, Edick].. and many more!
Comments: (The meaning of the name Ittig may be something like busy, active, craftsman.. Or perhaps, 'from the village of Iton [in Switzerland?].. ? The name Ittig is to be found perhaps in the general vicinity of Leipzig, and in central Switzerland, in the 1600's.. as well as in the vicinity of Sinsheim. Germany, in the case of the immigrant ancestor whose descendants became Edick, Edic, Edee, and Edict!
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