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Leck Name Meaning

English: variant of Leake. German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. German: probably an altered spelling of Lech.

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


Similar surnames: Heck, Beck, Fleck, Lock, Reck, Seck, Luck, Lueck, Bleck, Peck

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Leck Family Origin

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Leck Family Occupations

What did your Leck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Leck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leck. A less common occupation for the Leck family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Leck Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leck Life Expectancy

What is the average Leck lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Leck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Leck in 1949 was 24, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leck 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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