Meeks Family History

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Meeks Name Meaning

English: variant of Meek.

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


Similar surnames: Meers, Deeks, Weeks, Leeks, Beeks, Reeks, Week, Meeds, Meek, Mees

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Meeks Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Meeks name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Meeks. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    57%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    18%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

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Meeks Family Origin

Where is the Meeks family from?

Meeks Family Occupations

What did your Meeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Meeks occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Meeks's were Farmers. Farmer, School and Trunk Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meeks. A less common occupation for the Meeks family was Going To School.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • School

    16%
  • Trunk Maker

    7%
  • Going To School

    4%

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

Meeks Historical Records

What Meeks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 85,000 census records available for the last name Meeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meeks 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 Meeks. 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 20,000 military records available for the last name Meeks. For the veterans among your Meeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meeks Life Expectancy

What is the average Meeks lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Meeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meeks in 1943 was 37, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meeks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meeks 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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