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Seek Name Meaning

Altered spelling of North German Seeck, from a short form of a compound name formed with sigi ‘victory’ as the first element, or a nickname from siech ‘sick’, ‘ill’.

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


Similar surnames: Zeek, Seed, Reek, Senk, Seck, Siek, Peek, Seese, Seel, Beer

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Seek Family Origin

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Seek Family Occupations

What did your Seek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bench Hand Filer Carberaters and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Seek. 4% of Seek men worked as a Bench Hand Filer Carberaters and 52% of Seek women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Seek were Caretaker and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bench Hand Filer Carberaters
    4%
  • Bench Hand Motor Parts
    4%
  • Burman
    4%
  • Caretaker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Sorter Photographic Mfrs
    7%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    7%
  • Clerk
    4%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Seek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seek 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 441 immigration records available for the last name Seek. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Seek. For the veterans among your Seek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seek Life Expectancy

What is the average Seek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Seek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Seek in 1954 was 26, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seek 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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