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Huck Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Hucke or Hugge. Some examples (especially in northern England) may represent Old English (H)ucca a pet form of Ūhtrǣd. By the late 13th century however this personal name had probably fallen out of use and Hukke and Hug(ge) will usually have been variant pronunciations of Hugh or its pet forms Hukin and Hugin. See Hugh and Huggins and compare Higson . English: variant of Hook . German (also Hück): topographic name from a term meaning ‘bog’ also ‘corner’ or a habitational name from Huck in North Rhine-Westphalia. Compare Hux . German (also Hück): from a pet form of the personal name Hugo . Germanized form of Sorbian Hujk: nickname from a pet form of Lower Sorbian huj ‘uncle’ (see Huy ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hick, Buck, Heck, Duck, Hock, Hack, Luck, Puck, Bick, Hucke

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Where is the Huck family from?

You can see how Huck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Huck families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Huck families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Huck's in USA. New York had the highest population of Huck families in 1840.
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What did your Huck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Huck. 18% of Huck men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Huck women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huck were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
  • Teacher
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Huck. 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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There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Huck. For the veterans among your Huck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huck lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Huck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Huck in 1949 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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