Dobek Family History

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Dobek Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a pet form of a traditional Slavic personal name beginning with the Old Slavic element dob ‘courageous’, ‘noble’, as for example Dobeslav (Polish Dobies{l-}aw), or from Czech Tobiáš (see Tobias).

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

Similar surnames: Dobeck, Domek, Sobek, Dobies, Bolek, Kolek, Kosek, Dobesh, Dolak

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Dobek Family Origin

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Dobek Family Occupations

What did your Dobek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Inspector were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dobek. 39% of Dobek men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Dobek women worked as an Inspector. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dobek were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Inspector
  • Stenographer
  • Order Clerk
  • Housewife

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

Dobek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dobek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dobek 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 537 immigration records available for the last name Dobek. 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 444 military records available for the last name Dobek. For the veterans among your Dobek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dobek Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Dobek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Dobek in 1959 was 60, and 73 in 2004.

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