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Subject: Re: Meaning of the surname Speck
Author: Andy ;---)   (guest)
Date: May 22, 2006 at 9:17 AM
Reply to: Meaning of the surname speck by Aimee

As a German surname SPECK can mean:
1. from German "Speck" (bacon, fat): a butcher
2. a fat person or someone who likes bacon
3. someone living by a "specke" (Middle High German for "Knüppelbrücke", a bridge or passage through marsh made of logs
4. someone from various places called Speck(e/n)

This is taken from: Rosa und Volker Kohlheim, Das große Vornamenlexikon, Mannheim 2003

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