Kolek Family History

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Kolek Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from a pet form of Polish Mikolaj or Czech Mikoláš, vernacular forms of the Greek personal name Nikolaos (see Nicholas). Polish (Kolek): nickname for a solitary person, from kolek ‘peg’.

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

Similar surnames: Kosek, Kolak, Bolek, Wolek, Kolis, Volek, Polek, Olek, Oles, Kober

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Kolek Family Origin

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Kolek Family Occupations

What did your Kolek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kolek. 28% of Kolek men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kolek women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolek were Machinist and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

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

Kolek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kolek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolek 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 734 immigration records available for the last name Kolek. 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 558 military records available for the last name Kolek. For the veterans among your Kolek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolek Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolek lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kolek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Kolek in 1956 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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