Cheek Name Meaning

Southern English: from Middle English cheeke (Old English ce(a)ce), used as a nickname for someone with some deformity or scar in the region of the cheek or jawbone.

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


Similar surnames: Creek, Heck, Chew, Cleek, Creed, Meek, Reek, Cherek, Cheeks, Schenk

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Cheek Family Origin

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Cheek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheek. A less common occupation for the Cheek family was Farm Laborer. The most common Cheek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Cheek's were Farmers.

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Cheek Historical Records

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Cheek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Cheek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Cheek in 1940 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheek

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