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The PECK surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 39,432 796 0.015 146
United States (1880 census) 17,629 310 0.035 353
Change since 1880 +21803 -486 -0.02 -207
Other Countries
Australia 1,635 997 0.010 100
United Kingdom 6,227 1007 0.014 136
Top States for PECK by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 3,301 948 0.010 97
New York 3,106 494 0.016 164
Florida 2,291 846 0.014 143
Ohio 2,254 525 0.020 199
Pennsylvania 2,156 549 0.018 176
Top States for PECK by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Utah 943 238 0.042 422
Vermont 236 333 0.039 388
Idaho 464 302 0.036 359
Connecticut 939 332 0.028 276
Montana 235 359 0.026 260


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called PECK live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called PECK represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called PECK in California than any other state, but you are more likely to find a PECK by picking someone at random in Utah than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of PECK

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: England

Language of origin: English

Ethnic origin: English

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: Occupational Name

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the PECK surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the PECK surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of PECK in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Hispanic) 643 1.63
Mixed Race 544 1.38
Asian/Pacific 260 0.66
Native American/Alaskan 189 0.48
White (Caucasian) 36,431 92.39
Black/African American 1,360 3.45

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the PECK surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of PECK in historical publications

PECK. PECKE. As the latinization De Peccato is ajjplied both to Peche and to Peck, the names may be identical. See

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

Similar names to PECK

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as PECK.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for PECK

The following words are slight variants of PECK that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.