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  • Univ.-Prof. Alois Pick (1859 - 1945)
    Jewish Encyclopedia : Alois Pick , Austrian physician, medical author, and dramatist; born at Karolinenthal, near Prague, Bohemia, Oct. 15, 1859. He studied medicine at the universities of Prague and V...
  • Brauna Horowitz (deceased)
  • Else Manheim (1886 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Manheim, Else geborene Pick geboren am 20.März 1886 in Rawitsch (poln. Rawicz) / - / Posen wohnhaft in Liegnitz Deportation: April 19...
  • Emma Erna Pick (1896 - 1944)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Pick, Emma Erna geborene Baum geboren am 16.April 1896 in Stuttgart / - / Württemberg wohnhaft in Stuttgart Emigration: 1936, Tsche...
  • Ernst Peter Pick, (1872 - 1960)
    Ernst Peter Pick (* 18. Mai 1872 in Jaroměř in Böhmen, damals Österreich-Ungarn, heute Tschechien; † 15. Januar 1960 in New York) war ein österreichischer Ar...

About the Pick surname

The surname has three ancestral areas I know of for sure, and possibly a fourth one, each in a different area.

1. A Jewish surname in the area near the mutual borders of Poland, the Czech Republic and Germany, in parts now mainly Polish, in Silesia.

2. A German, mainly Lutheran surname, centered around the coast of the North sea.

3. An English surname, thought to be a variant of Peck, mainly Methodists.

4. A distortion of sefardic Pico, originally from Catalonia, Spain (conjectural, I have seen no proof).