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Seck Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived in a damp place, from Low German seck ‘wet land’, or a habitational name from Seck near Limburg. Dutch: nickname from a Dutch spelling of French sec ‘dry’.

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


Similar surnames: Heck, Beck, Peck, Reck, Sack, Senk, Deck, Eck, Leck, Speck

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Where is the Seck family from?

You can see how Seck families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Seck family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Seck families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Seck families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Seck's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Seck families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Seck surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Seck ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Seck. .

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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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seck. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seck 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 918 immigration records available for the last name Seck. 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 894 military records available for the last name Seck. For the veterans among your Seck ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Seck lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seck life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Seck in 1954 was 43, and 51 in 2004.

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