Specker Family History

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Specker Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a log bridge, from Middle High German specke ‘log bridge’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Speck, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Secker, Picker, Swecker, Spenner, Speicher, Necker, Spickler, Buecker

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Specker Family Origin

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Specker Family Occupations

What did your Specker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Specker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Specker's were Farmers. Farmer, Retail Grocer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Specker. A less common occupation for the Specker family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Retail Grocer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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

Specker Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Specker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Specker 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Specker. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Specker. For the veterans among your Specker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Specker Life Expectancy

What is the average Specker lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Specker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Specker in 1963 was 82, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Specker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Specker 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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