Speckman Family History

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Speckman Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a path through a swampy area, Middle Low German specke. In some cases, it may have been a metonymic occupational name for someone who construced such paths, usually from brush, soil, or the like. habitational name for someone from places named Specke or Specken in northern Germany and Holland. variant of Speck 1, with the addition of Middle High German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Steckman, Dreckman, Packman, Beckman, Spellman, Speakman, Stuckman

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Speckman Family Origin

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Speckman Family Occupations

What did your Speckman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speckman. The most common Speckman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Speckman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Speckman family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%
  • Carpenter

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Speckman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Speckman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Speckman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Speckman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Speckman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Speckman. For the veterans among your Speckman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Speckman Life Expectancy

What is the average Speckman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Speckman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Speckman in 1953 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speckman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Speckman 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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