Zeck Name Meaning

South German: unflattering nickname for an exhausting person, from Middle High German zëcke ‘wood tick’.

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


Similar surnames: Zenk, Peck, Beck, Deck, Reck, Keck, Heck, Eck, Geck, Zech

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Zeck Family Origin

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Zeck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zeck. A less common occupation for the Zeck family was Keeping House. The most common Zeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Zeck's were Farmers.

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Zeck Historical Records

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Zeck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Zeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Zeck in 1955 was 72, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zeck

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