Heckle Family History
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Heckle Name Meaning
English (Cheshire): from Middle English hekel ‘heckle’, an implement for combing or scutching flax or hemp for spinning, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used heckles. French (Alsace; Hecklé): from a diminutive of German Heck 2.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press