Beek Family History

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Beek Name Meaning

habitational name from any of various places called Beek, in Limburg, Gelderland, and North Brabant. topographic name for someone who lived by a stream or creek, beek.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Beck, Beer, Berk, Reek, Week, Bezek, Belt, Beed, Seek, Been

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Beek Family Origin

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Beek Family Occupations

What did your Beek ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carriage Maker, Blacksmith and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beek. The most common Beek occupation in Canada was Carriage Maker. 18% of Beek's were Carriage Makers. A less common occupation for the Beek family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Carriage Maker

    18%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Beek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Beek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Beek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Beek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Beek. For the veterans among your Beek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beek Life Expectancy

What is the average Beek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Beek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Beek in 1957 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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