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Wecker Name Meaning

occupational name for a pastry cook, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wecke ‘(wedge-shaped) pastry’, ‘hard roll’. variant of Weck 2.

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


Similar surnames: Decker, Swecker, Ecker, Wicker, Necker, Becker, Secker, Wenker

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Wecker Family Origin

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Wecker Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

In 1880, the most common Wecker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Wecker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wecker. A less common occupation for the Wecker family was Blacksmith.

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Wecker Historical Records

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Wecker Life Expectancy

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