Name Element WIC

Type Word

Meaning & History

Old English and Old Dutch word meaning "village, town", ultimately from Latin vicus.

Related Items

Other Languages & Culturesvicus(Ancient Roman)
Given Name DescendantsChadwick, Warrick, Warwick(English)
Surname DescendantsBaardwijk(Dutch) Chadwick, Fenwick, Hardwick, Strudwick, Warrick, Warwick, Weekes, Wickham(English)
Place Name DescendantsChadwick, Warwick, Wickham(English)

Sources & References

  1. Bosworth and Toller. An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898), page 1212, available from
Entry added December 7, 2022