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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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Check Family Occupations

What did your Check ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Check. 4% of Check men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Check women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Check were Auctioneer and Blanket Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • apprentice
  • Aircraft (a I D) Aircraft Wh Aircraft Inspector
  • Auctioneer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Blanket Weaver

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Check. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Check 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 Check. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Check. For the veterans among your Check ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Check Life Expectancy

What is the average Check lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Check

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Check 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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