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Leeks Name Meaning

Northern English: variant of Leake.

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


Similar surnames: Leeke, Leaks, Leek, Reeks, Deeks, Lees, Meeks, Beeks, Weeks, Leeds

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Where is the Leeks family from?

You can see how Leeks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leeks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Leeks families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1880 there were 8 Leeks families living in Georgia. This was about 28% of all the recorded Leeks's in the USA. Georgia had the highest population of Leeks families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leeks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leeks. 42% of Leeks men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Leeks women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leeks were Miner and Cook.

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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
    42%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    37%
  • Laundress
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Cook
    19%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Leeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leeks 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 596 immigration records available for the last name Leeks. 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 Leeks. For the veterans among your Leeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leeks lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Leeks in 1954 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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