Sheck Family History

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Sheck Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Scheck ‘armorer’.

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


Similar surnames: Sheek, Shock, Shuck, Shack, Shreck, Heck, Shenk, Check, Seck, Shew

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Sheck Family Origin

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Sheck Family Occupations

What did your Sheck ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sheck. 12% of Sheck men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Sheck women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sheck were Farming and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    6%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Stenographer
    6%

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

Sheck Historical Records

What Sheck family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Sheck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 492 immigration records available for the last name Sheck. 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 Card

There are 555 military records available for the last name Sheck. For the veterans among your Sheck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheck Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sheck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Sheck in 1962 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheck ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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