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Junek Family History

Junek Surname Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of Jun .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Janek, Jurek, Kunes, Munk, Janes, Panek, Dusek, Hynek, Jasek, June

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Where is the Junek family from?

You can see how Junek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Junek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Junek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Junek families living in Berkshire. This was about 57% of all the recorded Junek's in United Kingdom. Berkshire had the highest population of Junek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Junek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Junek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Junek. 55% of Junek men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Junek women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Junek were Plumber and Farm Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    55%
  • Farming
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Plumber
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    43%
  • Servant
    29%
  • Farm Laborer
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Junek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Junek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 597 immigration records available for the last name Junek. 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 Cards

There are 455 military records available for the last name Junek. For the veterans among your Junek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Junek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Junek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Junek in 1960 was 50, and 90 in 2004.

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