Sheek Family History

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Sheek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Schieck.

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


Similar surnames: Shenk, Seek, Sheck, Shunk, Shein, Shuck, Shew, Schiek, Shack, Shock

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Sheek Family Origin

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Sheek Family Occupations

What did your Sheek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sheek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Sheek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sheek family was Cattle Raiser. Farmer, Keeping House and Wagon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sheek.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Wagon Maker

    8%
  • Cattle Raiser

    4%

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

Sheek Historical Records

What Sheek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sheek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sheek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sheek

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sheek. 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 Sheek. For the veterans among your Sheek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sheek Life Expectancy

What is the average Sheek lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Sheek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sheek in 1949 was 40, and 58 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sheek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sheek 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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