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Hecke Name Meaning

Dutch (van den Hecke) and North German: topographic name from Middle Low German hecke ‘hedge’, ‘fence’.

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


Similar surnames: Heck, Recker, Hacke, Hucke, Beck, Seck, Reck, Henke, Heckle, Heckel

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Hecke Family Origin

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Hecke Family Occupations

What did your Hecke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hecke. The most common Hecke occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hecke's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hecke family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    29%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • Tailor

    14%

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

Hecke Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hecke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hecke 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 Hecke. 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 Hecke. For the veterans among your Hecke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hecke Life Expectancy

What is the average Hecke lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Hecke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Hecke in 1958 was 43, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hecke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hecke 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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