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

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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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Weck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weck

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