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Possibly an Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Cech (see Cech), or other Slavic or German ethnic names for a Czech.English: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Check Families

  • Number of Check families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Check families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Check families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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from the New York Passenger Lists

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Check Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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