Geck Family History

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Geck Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German geck ‘fool’. German: from a short form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Peck, Reck, Deck, Eck, Heck, Weck, Seck, Gieck, Mick

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Geck Family Origin

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Geck Family Occupations

What did your Geck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geck. The most common Geck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Geck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Geck family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Huckster

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Geck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Geck. For the veterans among your Geck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geck Life Expectancy

What is the average Geck lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Geck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Geck in 1966 was 65, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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