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 1939, Domestic Worker was the top reported job for people in the UK named Hynek. 34% of Hynek women worked as a Domestic Worker

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Worker
  • General Shop Keeper
  • Waitress

*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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hynek

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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