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

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Puck Family Origin

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Puck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Cupersmith

    5%
  • Drayman

    5%
  • Keeps Boarding House

    5%

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

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Puck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puck

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