Reck Family History

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Reck Name Meaning

German: nickname from Middle High German recke ‘outlaw’ or ‘fighter’. North German and Westphalian: from Middle Low German recke ‘marsh’, ‘waterlogged ground’, hence a topographic name, or a habitational name from a place named with this term.

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


Similar surnames: Beck, Rock, Heck, Peck, Seck, Rieck, Deck, Eck, Ruck, Rech

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Reck Family Origin

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Reck Family Occupations

What did your Reck ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Reck. 30% of Reck men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Reck women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reck were Asst Live Stock Commissioner and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Brakeman
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Asst Live Stock Commissioner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    30%
  • Bookkeeper
    20%
  • Domestic
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

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

Reck Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Reck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reck 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Reck. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Reck. For the veterans among your Reck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reck Life Expectancy

What is the average Reck lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Reck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Reck in 1951 was 56, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reck

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reck 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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