Pecka Family History

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Pecka Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for a hard man, from pecka ‘cherry stone’, ‘plum stone’.

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


Similar surnames: Pecha, Belka, Pezza, Penka, Peck, Pecci, Pech, Peska, Melka, Peura

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Pecka Family Origin

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Pecka Family Occupations

What did your Pecka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pecka. 28% of Pecka men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Pecka women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pecka were Office Clerk and Bookkeeping

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    3%
  • Office Clerk
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Practical Nurse
    9%
  • Bookeeper
    5%
  • Bookkeeping
    5%

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

Pecka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pecka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pecka 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Pecka. 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 619 military records available for the last name Pecka. For the veterans among your Pecka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pecka Life Expectancy

What is the average Pecka lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pecka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Pecka in 1962 was 70, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pecka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pecka 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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