Geck Name Meaning

North German: nickname from Middle Low German geck ‘fool’. German: from a short form of Jacob.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Peck, Reck, Deck, Eck, Heck, Weck, Seck, Gieck, Mick

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Geck Family Origin

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Geck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Tailor

    11%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Huckster

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geck family was Huckster. Farmer, Tailor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geck. The most common Geck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Geck's were Farmers.

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Geck Historical Records

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Geck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1966 and 2004, Geck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Geck in 1966 was 65, and 64 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geck

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