Leak Family History

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Leak Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leake.

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

Similar surnames: Leck, Leek, Leaks, Lea, Lear, Leake, Kean, Peak, Leal, Leap

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Leak Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Leak name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Germanic Europe


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Leak Family Origin

Where is the Leak family from?

Leak Family Occupations

What did your Leak ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leak. The most common Leak occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Leak's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Leak family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Coal Miner


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

Leak Historical Records

What Leak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 45,000 census records available for the last name Leak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leak census 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Leak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Leak. For the veterans among your Leak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leak Life Expectancy

What is the average Leak lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Leak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Leak in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leak 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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