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Meck Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a short form of the Germanic personal name Macco (see Mack 2).

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


Similar surnames: Merck, Eck, Mack, Mick, Weck, Mock, Mech, Merk, Feck, Menk

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Where is the Meck family from?

You can see how Meck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Meck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 82 Meck families living in Ontario. This was about 71% of all the recorded Meck's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Meck families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Meck ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Meck. 60% of Meck men worked as a Farmer.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Journalier
    20%
  • Clergyman
    20%
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What Meck family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Meck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meck census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Meck. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Meck. For the veterans among your Meck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Meck lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Meck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Meck in 1946 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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