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Week Family History

Week Name Meaning

English: variant of Wick, specifically a habitational name from any of various places called Week or Weeke, notably in Cornwall, Hampshire, and Somerset. Americanized spelling of Norwegian or Swedish Vik.

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


Similar surnames: Weeks, Beek, Peek, Reek, Leek, Beck, Keer, Weed, Weik, Tweet

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Where is the Week family from?

You can see how Week families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Week family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Week families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Week families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Week's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Week families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Week surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Week ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Week. 25% of Week men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Week women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Week were Farm Laborer and Waitress.

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Secretary
    16%
  • Waitress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Week. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Week 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 Week. 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 46,000 military records available for the last name Week. For the veterans among your Week ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Week lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Week life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Week in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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