Hajek Family History

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Hajek Name Meaning

occupational name for a woodman or topographic name for someone who lived by a thicket or grove, from Czech hájek ‘thicket’, from háj ‘grove’, or directly from háj ‘grove’, the diminutive suffix -ek being added in forming the surname. occupational name for a keeper of animals (a herd), especially one who looked after horses (an ostler), from hájit ‘to protect’, ‘to defend’.

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

Similar surnames: Hayek, Hack, Hamel, Havel, Lasek, Hamer, Sadek, Haack, Haver, Hanek

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Hajek Family Origin

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Hajek Family Occupations

What did your Hajek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hajek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hajek's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hajek. A less common occupation for the Hajek family was Cooper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cooper


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Hajek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Hajek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hajek 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Hajek. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Hajek. For the veterans among your Hajek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hajek Life Expectancy

What is the average Hajek lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hajek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hajek in 1947 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hajek 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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