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Leek Family History

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

225,782 Historical Documents with Leek on Ancestry.com
60,919 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,063 Military Records
3,404 Immigration Records
39,495 Census and Voter Lists
115,901 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Leek Families

  • Number of Leek families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Leek families
     135 - 267
     46 - 134
     1 - 45
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Leek families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Leek census records

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Leek Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Leek families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Leek Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Leek families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Leek

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Leek Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Leek census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Leek ancestors, such as occupation.

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Leek Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

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