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Scheck Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a jacket maker and also for an armorer, from Middle High German schecke ‘quilted jacket’, ‘coat of mail’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Schecke ‘dappled horse’ or ‘spotted ox or bull’.

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

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Scheck Family Origin

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Scheck Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Butcher

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

In 1880, the most common Scheck occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 14% of Scheck's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Farmer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scheck. A less common occupation for the Scheck family was Laborer.

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Scheck Life Expectancy

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