Wreaks Family History

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Wreaks Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Peaks, Treas, Freas, Reas, Preas, Reams, Sheaks, Speaks, Leaks, Reeks

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Wreaks Family Origin

Where is the Wreaks family from?

Wreaks Family Occupations

What did your Wreaks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Marine Ins Broker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wreaks. The most common Wreaks occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Wreaks's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Marine Ins Broker


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

Wreaks Historical Records

What Wreaks family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 985 census records available for the last name Wreaks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wreaks 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 Wreaks

Passenger List

There are 122 immigration records available for the last name Wreaks. 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 38 military records available for the last name Wreaks. For the veterans among your Wreaks ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wreaks Life Expectancy

What is the average Wreaks lifespan?

Between 1965 and 1992, in the United States, Wreaks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Wreaks in 1965 was 71, and 91 in 1992.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wreaks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wreaks 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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