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The surname Glick is a Yiddish or Ashkenazic variation of the German word Glück.[citation needed] The name is also commonly found among Swiss and Palatine Anabaptist immigrants to the United States.[citation needed] Notable people with the surname include:

  • Alexis Glick, a national television personality who was a temporary host for the third hour of NBC's Today Show in 2006
  • Alex Glick, a boy who, via charity raffle, won a minor appearance in South Park episode, Red Man's Greed
  • Arie Gill-Glick (1930-2016), Israeli Olympic runner
  • Caroline Glick, American-Israeli journalist, deputy managing editor of the Jerusalem Post
  • Deborah Glick, the Democratic New York State Assembly member for the 66th Assembly District (lower Manhattan)
  • George Washington Glick, an American politician
  • Hirsh Glick, a poet from the Vilna Ghetto, writer of the lyrics for the partisan song Zog nit Keynmol
  • Jeff Glick (d. 1985), American bridge player
  • Jeremy Glick, a man who died in the September 11, 2001 attack and who fought back against the terrorists on United Airlines Flight 93
  • Jiminy Glick, a fictional character portrayed by Martin Short in the TV series Primetime Glick (2001–2003)
  • Larry Glick, a Boston radio talk show host
  • Robert Glick, the Director of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
  • Roman Glick, bass guitarist for American rock band Jackyl
  • Ruth Glick, best-selling author of healthy cookbooks and has also written dozens of romantic suspense novels under the pen name Rebecca York.
  • Shimon Glick, Israeli physician
  • Shmuel glick (he), Jewish theologian
  • Srul Irving Glick, composer, radio producer, conductor, teacher
  • Stacey Glick, a former child actress
  • Thomas F. Glick, historian of science
  • Yehuda Glick, Israeli activist


  • Kamil Jacek Glik (born 1988, Jastrzębie Zdrój), a Polish footballer
  • Glik's, an American retail clothing chain based in Granite City, Illinois, founded in 1897 by Joseph Glik
  • Glik, an Israeli chocolate brand, now sold under the brandname Klik