Reck Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German recke ‘outlaw’ or ‘fighter’. North German and Westphalian: from Middle Low German recke ‘marsh’, ‘waterlogged ground’, hence a topographic name, or a habitational name from a place named with this term.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Rock, Heck, Peck, Seck, Rieck, Deck, Eck, Ruck, Rech

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Reck Family Origin

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Reck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Butcher

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reck. A less common occupation for the Reck family was Butcher. The most common Reck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Reck's were Farmers.

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Reck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Reck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reck in 1951 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reck

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