Weck Family History

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Weck Name Meaning

from Middle High German wecke, ‘(wedge-shaped) pastry’, ‘hard roll’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a pastry cook. from Waccho, a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with an initial element related to Old High German wachen ‘to wake’.

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

Similar surnames: Wenk, Wick, Eck, Beck, Peck, Deck, Wenck, Wack, Heck, Wein

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Weck Family Origin

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Weck Family Occupations

What did your Weck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Weck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weck family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weck.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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Weck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Weck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weck 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Weck. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Weck. For the veterans among your Weck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weck Life Expectancy

What is the average Weck lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Weck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Weck in 1962 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weck 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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