Jacek Family History

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Jacek Name Meaning

Polish: from the personal name Jacek, a pet form of Jacenty (Latin Hyacinthus, Greek Hyakinthos). The personal name was popularized in Poland through the cult of St. Jacek, a 13th-century apostle and missionary who was sent to Kraków, where he established a Dominican friary. Compare Spanish Jacinto, Italian Giacinto.

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

Similar surnames: Macek, Jack, Pacek, Vacek, Wacek, Jasek, Janek, Lacek, Marek, Hasek

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Jacek Family Origin

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Jacek Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jacek. 45% of Jacek men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Jacek women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jacek were Painter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Welder
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook

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

Jacek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jacek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacek 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 426 immigration records available for the last name Jacek. 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 240 military records available for the last name Jacek. For the veterans among your Jacek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacek Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jacek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Jacek in 1962 was 64, and 76 in 2004.

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