Speck Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German spec ‘bacon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a seller of bacon or a pork butcher, or a nickname for a bacon eater. German: topographic name from Middle High German speck(e) ‘log bridge’. English: variant of Speak.

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


Similar surnames: Peck, Steck, Beck, Speer, Stock, Seck, Pech, Speich, Spetz, Sock

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Speck Family Origin

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Speck Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Speck family was Carpenter. The most common Speck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Speck's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speck.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Speck Historical Records

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Speck Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, Speck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Speck in 1949 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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