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 Family Origin

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Weeks Family Occupations

What did your Weeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Weeks. 2% of Weeks men worked as a General Labourer and 53% of Weeks women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Weeks were Carpenter and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Domestic Duties

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

Weeks Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 324,000 census records available for the last name Weeks. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weeks 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Weeks. 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 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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