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Seek Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German Seeck, from a short form of a compound name formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element, or a nickname from siech ‘sick’, ‘ill’.

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


Similar surnames: Zeek, Seed, Reek, Senk, Seck, Siek, Peek, Seese, Seel, Beer

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Seek Family Origin

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Seek Family Occupations

What did your Seek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Assayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seek. A less common occupation for the Seek family was Barber. The most common Seek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Seek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Assayer

    4%
  • Barber

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Seek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Seek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Seek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Seek. For the veterans among your Seek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seek Life Expectancy

What is the average Seek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Seek in 1954 was 26, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seek 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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