Speck Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German spec ‘bacon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a seller of bacon or a pork butcher, or a nickname for a bacon eater. German: topographic name from Middle High German speck(e) ‘log bridge’. English: variant of Speak.

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


Similar surnames: Peck, Steck, Beck, Speer, Stock, Seck, Pech, Speich, Spetz, Sock

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Speck Family Origin

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Speck Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    13%
  • Labourer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Clay Laborer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Speck occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 13% of Speck's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Speck. A less common occupation for the Speck family was Clay Laborer.

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Speck Historical Records

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Speck Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Speck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Speck in 1949 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Speck

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