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Bleeks Family History

Bleeks Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Blees, Beeks, Leeks, Cleek, Lees, Beets, Leeds, Bleak, Beers, Brees

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Where is the Bleeks family from?

You can see how Bleeks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bleeks family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Bleeks families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 4 Bleeks families living in Illinois. This was about 36% of all the recorded Bleeks's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Bleeks families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bleeks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bleeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Cs were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bleeks. 100% of Bleeks men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Bleeks women worked as a Cs. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Cs
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Census Records

There are 570 census records available for the last name Bleeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleeks census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 98 immigration records available for the last name Bleeks. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 60 military records available for the last name Bleeks. For the veterans among your Bleeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bleeks lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Bleeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bleeks in 1967 was 74, and 79 in 2001.

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