Hecker Family History

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Hecker Name Meaning

German: variant of Heck 2, with the addition of the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Hacker ‘butcher’, ‘woodcutter’.

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

Similar surnames: Ecker, Hacker, Secker, Hocker, Heckler, Decker, Heckert, Heckel

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Hecker Family Origin

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Hecker Family Occupations

What did your Hecker ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Insurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Hecker. 50% of Hecker men worked as an Insurance Agent and 90% of Hecker women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hecker were Barber Gents and Coat Tailoress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Insurance Agent
  • Barber Gents

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Coat Tailoress

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

Hecker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Hecker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hecker 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Hecker. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Hecker. For the veterans among your Hecker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hecker Life Expectancy

What is the average Hecker lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Hecker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hecker in 1944 was 27, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hecker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hecker 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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