Deck Family History

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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

What did your Deck ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Deck. 29% of Deck men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Deck women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deck were Clerk and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Labourer
    10%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Teacher
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Deck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deck 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Deck. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 10,000 military records available for the last name Deck. For the veterans among your Deck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deck Life Expectancy

What is the average Deck lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deck 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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