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Seek Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German Seeck, from a short form of a compound name formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element, or a nickname from siech ‘sick’, ‘ill’.

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

Similar surnames: Zeek, Seed, Reek, Senk, Seck, Siek, Peek, Seese, Seel, Beer

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Seek Family Origin

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Seek Family Occupations

What did your Seek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Seek. 18% of Seek men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Seek women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seek were Truck Driver and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Typist
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress

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

Seek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seek 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 441 immigration records available for the last name Seek. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Seek. For the veterans among your Seek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seek Life Expectancy

What is the average Seek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Seek in 1954 was 26, and 83 in 2004.

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