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Check Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Cech (see Cech), or other Slavic or German ethnic names for a Czech. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Chock, Heck, Cherek, Checo, Chuck, Cheak, Shuck, Hick, Sheck, Jeck

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What did your Check ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Check ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Baker & Grocer

    9%
  • Bootmaker

    9%
  • Builder

    9%
  • Chair Maker

    9%

In 1881, the most common Check occupation in the UK was Baker & Grocer. 9% of Check's were Baker & Grocers. A less common occupation for the Check family was Chair Maker. Baker & Grocer, Bootmaker and Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Check.

Source: Census data for Check | Data not to scale

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Between 1951 and 2004, Check life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Check in 1951 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Check

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