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Franek Family History

Franek Surname Meaning

Czech (mainly Franěk) Slovak and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name František Polish Franciszek from Latin Franciscus (see Francis ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Fronek, Frank, Franko, Frano, France, Franta, Panek, Frana, Racek

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Where is the Franek family from?

You can see how Franek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Franek family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Franek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Franek families living in Lancashire. This was about 67% of all the recorded Franek's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Franek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Franek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Franek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Franek. 100% of Franek women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Franek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Franek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 789 immigration records available for the last name Franek. 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 Cards

There are 792 military records available for the last name Franek. For the veterans among your Franek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Franek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Franek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Franek in 1955 was 46, and 90 in 2004.

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