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Hanek Surname Meaning

Czech (Hánek): from (Jo)hánek Czech pet form of the German personal name Johann .

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

Similar surnames: Hynek, Danek, Hasek, Janek, Panek, Vanek, Halek, Hanak, Hank, Lasek

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Where is the Hanek family from?

You can see how Hanek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hanek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Hanek family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Hanek's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Hanek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hanek. 34% of Hanek men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Hanek women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanek were Clerk and Seamstress. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanek 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Hanek. 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 273 military records available for the last name Hanek. For the veterans among your Hanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Hanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hanek in 1957 was 68, and 92 in 2004.

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