Leek Family History

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Leek Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leake. Dutch (de Leek): nickname for an uneducated or ignorant person, from Dutch leek ‘layman’.

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


Similar surnames: Lees, Leak, Peek, Leeke, Leck, Cleek, Lee, Meek, Week, Leeb

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Leek Family Origin

Where is the Leek family from?

Leek Family Occupations

What did your Leek ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Leek. 23% of Leek men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Leek women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leek were Labourer and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Farmers Son
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Labourer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Music Teacher
    25%
  • School Teacher
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leek Historical Records

What Leek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Leek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leek 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Leek. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Leek. For the veterans among your Leek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leek Life Expectancy

What is the average Leek lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Leek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leek in 1951 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leek 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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