The name ‘Peck’ originates from England. It is derived from the metonymic occupational name for someone who dealt in weights and measures, for example a corn factor, from the Middle English word ‘pekke’, which means peck (an old measure of dry goods equivalent to eight quarts or a quarter of a bushel). It is also a topographic name, as a variant of ‘Peak’, for someone living by a pointed hill, or a regional name for the Peak District (from the Old English word ‘Peaclond) in Derbyshire, from the Old English word ‘peac’, meaning pointed hill (found only in place names). Compiled information from Historical and Private archive’s has confirmed that the surname ‘Peck’ and or it’s variant’s, dates as far back as the 13th century were a ‘John del Pek’, from the city of London, England, is recorded on the Hundred Rolls in 1273. The exact period of settlement in North America has not been definitely determined but Information extracted from Public and Civil registry archive’s confirm that one of the first settlers was a certain ‘Deacon Paul Peck’, aged 31, from the county of Essex, England. He immigrated to North America… Coat of arms: Argent on a che…
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