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Deeks Family History

Deeks Name Meaning

English: variant of Dyke.

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


Similar surnames: Reeks, Beeks, Meeks, Dees, Leeks, Weeks, Deets, Derks, Deeds, Deere

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Where is the Deeks family from?

You can see how Deeks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deeks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Deeks families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 16 Deeks families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Deeks's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Deeks families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deeks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deeks. 25% of Deeks men worked as a Salesman.

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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

  • Salesman
    25%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Deeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deeks 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deeks. 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 Deeks. For the veterans among your Deeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deeks lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Deeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deeks in 1962 was 84, and 81 in 2004.

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