Marek Family History

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Marek Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, and Slovak: from the West Slavic personal name Marek, a vernacular form of Latin Marcus (see Mark). Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Martin.

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


Similar surnames: Malek, Mark, Marak, Macek, Marik, Mares, Masek, Marko, Marck, Maret

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Marek Family Origin

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Marek Family Occupations

What did your Marek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builder In Poland austria and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Marek. 13% of Marek men worked as a Builder In Poland austria and 34% of Marek women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marek were Fitter Gas chemical Engineers and Grocery Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builder In Poland austria
    13%
  • Continental Clothing Agent
    13%
  • Dentist
    13%
  • Fitter Gas chemical Engineers
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Film Corpn Cashier
    12%
  • Grocery Shop Assistant
    12%

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

Marek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Marek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marek 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Marek. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Marek. For the veterans among your Marek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Marek Life Expectancy

What is the average Marek lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Marek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Marek in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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