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Weekes Family History

Weekes Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Weeks or Wicks.

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


Similar surnames: Weeks, Week, Berkes, Fewkes, Wickes, Weeden, Perkes, Weaks, Deeks

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Where is the Weekes family from?

You can see how Weekes families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Weekes family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Weekes families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 25 Weekes families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Weekes's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Weekes families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Weekes surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Weekes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Weekes. 25% of Weekes men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Weekes women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weekes were Clerk and Bookkeeper.

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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
    17%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Weekes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weekes 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Weekes. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Weekes. For the veterans among your Weekes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Weekes lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Weekes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Weekes in 1956 was 34, and 71 in 2004.

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