Reeck Family History

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Reeck Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Reecke, near Lübeck or Reken, Westphalia. Dutch and Belgian (van den Reeck): habitational name for someone from places called Reek or Overreke, in Liège, Ghent, and North Brabant. It may also denote someone from Recq in Hainault.

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

Similar surnames: Heck, Reek, Reck, Beck, Beek, Reick, Seck, Rieck, Rock, Reach

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Reeck Family Origin

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Reeck Family Occupations

What did your Reeck ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Reeck occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Reeck's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Reeck family was Segar Maker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer On R. R. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reeck.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer On R. R.

  • Segar Maker


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Reeck ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Reeck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Reeck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reeck 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Reeck. 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 434 military records available for the last name Reeck. For the veterans among your Reeck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reeck Life Expectancy

What is the average Reeck lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Reeck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reeck in 1956 was 22, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reeck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reeck 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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