Deck Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a roofer, from Middle High German decke ‘covering’. Compare the later form Decker. Dutch and North German: from the personal name Deck, a local pet form of Dutch Diederik (see Dederick) or German Dietrich.

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


Similar surnames: Duck, Beck, Dick, Peck, Eck, Heck, Dack, Denk, Weck, Reck

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Deck Family Origin

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Deck Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Brick Layer

    17%
  • Commis

    17%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deck family was Commis. Farmer and Brick Layer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deck. The most common Deck occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Deck's were Farmers.

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Deck Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Deck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Deck in 1951 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deck

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