Steck Name Meaning

from Middle High German stecke ‘stick, rod, cudgel’, hence a nickname for a tall thin man, or a topographic name from a posted area. variant of Stech 2.

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


Similar surnames: Stock, Speck, Stack, Stuck, Stueck, Seck, Sterk, Stich, Stein, Steig

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Steck Family Origin

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Steck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Steck family was Keeping House. The most common Steck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Steck's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Steck.

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Steck Historical Records

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Steck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Steck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Steck in 1945 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Steck

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