Leek Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leake. Dutch (de Leek): nickname for an uneducated or ignorant person, from Dutch leek ‘layman’.

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

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Leek Family Origin

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Leek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leek family was Keeping House. The most common Leek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Leek's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leek.

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Leek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Leek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Leek in 1951 was 28, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leek

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