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Reeks Family History

Reeks Name Meaning

English: variant of Reek.

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


Similar surnames: Deeks, Leeks, Reeds, Beeks, Weeks, Meeks, Peeks, Bees, Jelks, Lees

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Where is the Reeks family from?

You can see how Reeks families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reeks family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Reeks families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 3 Reeks families living in Ohio. This was about 33% of all the recorded Reeks's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Reeks families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reeks surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Reeks. 39% of Reeks men worked as a Farmer and 45% of Reeks women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reeks were Salesman and Registered Nurse. .

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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

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Mechanic
    23%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    45%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Registered Nurse
    23%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Reeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reeks 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 Reeks. 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 Reeks. For the veterans among your Reeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reeks lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Reeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Reeks in 1965 was 74, and 78 in 2004.

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