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Where is the Leek family from?
You can see how Leek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leek family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leek families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 17 Leek families living in New York. This was about 20% of all the recorded Leek's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Leek families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leek. 21% of Leek men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Leek women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leek were Salesman and Housekeeper.