Weeks Family History

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Weeks Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke (see Wick 2). English: variant of Wick 1. It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik.

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


Similar surnames: Week, Jenks, Lees, Dees, Leeks, Meeks, Weekes, Deeks, Beeks, Leeds

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Weeks Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weeks name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Weeks. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Norway

    3%

  • France

    3%

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Weeks Family Origin

Where is the Weeks family from?

Weeks Family Occupations

What did your Weeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weeks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Weeks's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Weeks family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weeks.

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Weeks Historical Records

What Weeks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 324,000 census records available for the last name Weeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weekscensus 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Weeks. 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 70,000 military records available for the last name Weeks. For the veterans among your Weeks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weeks Life Expectancy

What is the average Weeks lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Weeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Weeks in 1943 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weeks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weeks 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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