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Beeks Family History

Beeks Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Beek. English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Beers, Becks, Beets, Deeks, Bees, Berks, Reeks, Weeks, Meeks, Leeks

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Where is the Beeks family from?

You can see how Beeks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beeks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Beeks families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Beeks families living in Indiana. This was about 22% of all the recorded Beeks's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Beeks families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beeks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beeks. 35% of Beeks men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Beeks women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beeks were Salesman and Housewife.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Cook
    13%
  • Teacher
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Beeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beeks 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Beeks. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beeks. For the veterans among your Beeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beeks lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beeks in 1951 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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