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Jurasek Family History

Jurasek Surname Meaning

Czech (Moravian; Jurásek and Jurášek) and Slovak (Jurášek and Jurašek): from a pet form of the personal names Juras and Juráš.

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


Similar surnames: Juracek, Juranek, Juras, Jerabek, Jurek, Jasek, Lasek, Lukasik, Vasek

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Where is the Jurasek family from?

You can see how Jurasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jurasek family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jurasek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Jurasek families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Jurasek's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Jurasek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jurasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jurasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jurasek. 28% of Jurasek men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Jurasek women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jurasek were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Buyer
    19%
  • Machinist
    19%
  • Carpenter
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    38%
  • Stenographer
    38%
  • Maid
    25%
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What Jurasek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 624 census records available for the last name Jurasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jurasek 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Jurasek. 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 303 military records available for the last name Jurasek. For the veterans among your Jurasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jurasek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2002, in the United States, Jurasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Jurasek in 1954 was 33, and 84 in 2002.

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