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Pecka Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for a hard man, from pecka ‘cherry stone’, ‘plum stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Pecha, Belka, Pezza, Penka, Peck, Pecci, Pech, Peska, Melka, Peura

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Pecka Family Origin

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Pecka Family Occupations

What did your Pecka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pecka family was Works In Acid Works. The most common Pecka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Pecka's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pecka.

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Works In Acid Works

    6%

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

Pecka Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pecka Life Expectancy

What is the average Pecka lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pecka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pecka in 1962 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pecka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pecka 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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