Hynek Family History

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Hynek Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the German personal name Heinrich (see Henry).

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


Similar surnames: Hanek, Hasek, Huneke, Panek, Hosek, Junek, Hink, Janek, Hanak, Aynes

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Hynek Family Origin

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Hynek Family Occupations

What did your Hynek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hynek. 35% of Hynek men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Hynek women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hynek were Farm Laborer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Housewife
    20%

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

Hynek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hynek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hynek 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 452 immigration records available for the last name Hynek. 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 650 military records available for the last name Hynek. For the veterans among your Hynek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hynek Life Expectancy

What is the average Hynek lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hynek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Hynek in 1947 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hynek 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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