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

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Leek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • School

    17%
  • Not Given

    9%
  • Agent

    4%

In 1881, the most common Leek occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Leek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leek family was Agent. Farmer, School and Not Given were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leek.

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Leek Historical Records

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Leek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leek

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