Cheeks Family History

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Cheeks Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Cheek, although this form does not appear in English sources.

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


Similar surnames: Cheek, Cheak, Crees, Chock, Hees, Meeks, Leeks, Cheers, Deeks, Peeks

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Cheeks Family Origin

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Cheeks Family Occupations

What did your Cheeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cheeks occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Cheeks's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Cheeks family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cheeks.

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Cheeks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cheeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cheeks 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Cheeks. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cheeks. For the veterans among your Cheeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cheeks Life Expectancy

What is the average Cheeks lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Cheeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Cheeks in 1949 was 73, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cheeks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cheeks 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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