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Secker Name Meaning

English: occupational name from an unrecorded Middle English seker ‘maker of sacks bags or sackcloth’ a derivative of Middle English sek (Old Norse sekkr) ‘sack’. Compare the synonymous Saker with which the name sometimes interchanged. North German: habitational name for someone who lived in a damp place a derivative of Seck Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Sack 1 with the agent suffix -er.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ecker, Necker, Seckler, Becker, Hecker, Recker, Specker, Decker

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Where is the Secker family from?

You can see how Secker families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Secker family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Secker families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Secker family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Secker's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Secker families in 1840.
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What did your Secker ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Secker. 18% of Secker men worked as a Salesman and 29% of Secker women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Secker were Manager and Bookkeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
  • Operator
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Secker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Secker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Secker. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Secker. For the veterans among your Secker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Secker lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Secker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Secker in 1959 was 56, and 74 in 2004.

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