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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

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  • Annuitant

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Upholsterer

    33%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Hecker family was Upholsterer. Annuitant and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hecker. The most common Hecker occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 33% of Hecker's were Annuitants.

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Hecker Historical Records

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Hecker Life Expectancy

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Famous Hecker Family

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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