Puck Family History

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Puck Name Meaning

North German: probably from a nickname for someone who was spiteful or stubborn, from Middle Low German puch ‘defiance’. German: from a short form of a medieval personal name such as Burkhart. Respelling of Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Puk, a habitational name for someone from Puki, in Belarus. English: nickname from Middle English puck, pook ‘goblin’, ‘mischievous sprite’.

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

Similar surnames: Buck, Duck, Pick, Peck, Pack, Puch, Luck, Beck, Huck, Ruck

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Puck Family Origin

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Puck Family Occupations

What did your Puck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cupersmith and Drayman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puck. A less common occupation for the Puck family was Keeps Boarding House. The most common Puck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Puck's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Cupersmith

  • Drayman

  • Keeps Boarding House


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Puck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Puck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puck 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 929 immigration records available for the last name Puck. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Puck. For the veterans among your Puck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puck Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Puck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Puck in 1956 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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