The German surname Beck is a topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, from the Low German term Beke meaning “stream.” The name is first recorded in Westphalia in the 14th Century. The first record in the New World is in 1634 when Alexander Beck is registered in Immigration records in Boston, Massachusetts. Today there are more than 90,000 bearers of the name in the United States. .
BECK FAMILY CREST PENDANT .