Meaning and Origin of: Speck

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : A small mark; surname used as a first name

Last name origin & meaning:

  • German : from Middle High German spec ‘bacon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a seller of bacon or a pork butcher, or a nickname for a bacon eater.
  • German : topographic name from Middle High German speck(e) ‘log bridge’.
  • English : variant of Speak.