Balek Family History

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Balek Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Bálek): from a pet form of Bal, shortened form of the personal name Baltazar.

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

Similar surnames: Bales, Balik, Malek, Valek, Salek, Halek, Ballek, Bolek, Palek, Walek

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Balek Family Origin

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Balek Family Occupations

What did your Balek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Balek. 20% of Balek men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Balek women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Balek were Foundry Worker and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Foundry Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Cook

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

Balek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Balek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Balek 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 405 immigration records available for the last name Balek. 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 409 military records available for the last name Balek. For the veterans among your Balek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Balek Life Expectancy

What is the average Balek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Balek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Balek in 1962 was 80, and 70 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Balek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Balek 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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