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Waldeck Name Meaning

German and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): habitational name from a place in Hesse, on the Eder river, probably named from Old High German wald ‘wood’, ‘forest’ + ecka, egga ‘corner’, ‘nook’.

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


Similar surnames: Waldock, Halleck, Walder, Walbeck, Wald, Waldman, Wilden, Baldock

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Waldeck Family Origin

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Waldeck Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Labourer Farm

    20%
  • Retired General Merchant

    20%
  • Retired Mariner

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Waldeck family was Retired Mariner. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer Farm and Retired General Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Waldeck. The most common Waldeck occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Waldeck's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Waldeck Historical Records

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Waldeck Life Expectancy

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