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Keck Family History

Keck Name Meaning
English: from the Old Norse personal name Keikr (from Old West Scandinavian keikr ‘bent backwards’).German: nickname from Middle High German kec ‘lively’, ‘active’ (cognate of English quick), which later changed its meaning to ‘bold’, ‘forward’, ‘fresh’.

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

423,724 Historical Documents with Keck on Ancestry.com
90,105 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,447 Military Records
6,209 Immigration Records
48,517 Census and Voter Lists
264,446 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Keck Families

  • Number of Keck families
     146 - 290
     49 - 145
     1 - 48
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Keck families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Keck families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Keck census records

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Keck Family Origin

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Keck Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Keck

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Keck Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Keck census records

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Keck Civil War Service Records

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