Hanek Family History

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Hanek Name Meaning

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

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

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

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Hanek Family Origin

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Hanek Family 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 US 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 Trucking and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Trucking

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Seamstress

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

Hanek Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Hanek Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanek 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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