Leik Family History

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Leik Name Meaning

Of German origin: possibly an altered spelling of Liek, which Bahlow derives from liek ‘wet(ness)’, and hence presumably a topographic name for someone living in a marshy area.

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

Similar surnames: Leib, Leck, Lehr, Beck, Seck, Leis, Leif, Weik, Lein, Beek

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Leik Family Origin

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Leik Family Occupations

What did your Leik ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Leik occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Leik's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leik. A less common occupation for the Leik family was Black Smith.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Barber

  • Black Smith


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Leik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leik 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 271 immigration records available for the last name Leik. 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 365 military records available for the last name Leik. For the veterans among your Leik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leik Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Leik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Leik in 1959 was 51, and 85 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leik 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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