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Seckel Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a maker of purses from Middle High German seckel ‘purse’. North German: metonymic occupational name for a sickle maker, from Middle Low German sekele ‘sickle’. South German: nickname from a diminutive of Middle High German sack ‘sack’.

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


Similar surnames: Steckel, Sickel, Gockel, Beckel, Necker, Seckler, Ecker, Pickel

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Seckel Family Origin

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Seckel Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Boxen Maker

    4%
  • Brick Mason

    4%

In 1880, the most common Seckel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Seckel's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Boxen Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seckel. A less common occupation for the Seckel family was Brick Mason.

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Seckel Historical Records

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Seckel Life Expectancy

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