Bolek Family History

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Bolek Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a pet form of a personal name (Polish Boleslaw, Czech Boleslav), composed of the Slavic elements bole ‘greater’ + slav ‘glory’.

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


Similar surnames: Bolen, Kolek, Balek, Bozek, Borek, Polek, Volek, Wolek, Olek, Bocek

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Bolek Family Origin

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Bolek Family Occupations

What did your Bolek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bolek. 29% of Bolek men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bolek women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bolek were New Worker and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Labor
    8%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    18%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%

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

Bolek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bolek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bolek 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 719 immigration records available for the last name Bolek. 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 645 military records available for the last name Bolek. For the veterans among your Bolek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bolek Life Expectancy

What is the average Bolek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Bolek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Bolek in 1952 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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