Jelinek Family History

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Jelinek Name Meaning

Czech (Jelínek) and Jewish (from Bohemia and Moravia): from a diminutive of Jelen. As a Jewish name it is mainly a translation of the Yiddish personal name Hirsh (see Hirsch).

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


Similar surnames: Kelner, Belin, Belinsky, Valine, Jellinek, Meline, Janek, Helinski

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Jelinek Family Origin

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Jelinek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Wagon Maker

    12%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Jelinek family was Cabinet Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Wagon Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jelinek. The most common Jelinek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Jelinek's were Farmers.

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Jelinek Historical Records

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Jelinek Life Expectancy

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