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Specht Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German speht ‘woodpecker’ (from spehten ‘to chatter’), hence a nickname derived from some characteristic of the bird, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a woodpecker.

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


Similar surnames: Hecht, Luecht, Pech, Spach, Speich, Speck, Recht, Knecht, Sticht

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Specht Family Origin

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Specht Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Specht occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Specht's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Specht. A less common occupation for the Specht family was Carpenter.

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Specht Historical Records

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Specht Life Expectancy

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