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Hecker Name Meaning

German: variant of Heck 2, with the addition of the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hacker ‘butcher’, ‘woodcutter’.

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


Similar surnames: Ecker, Hacker, Secker, Hocker, Heckler, Decker, Heckert, Heckel

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Hecker Family Origin

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Hecker Family Occupations

What did your Hecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Hecker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hecker family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hecker.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    3%

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

Hecker Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Hecker ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Hecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hecker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Hecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hecker in 1944 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hecker 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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