Molek Family History

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Molek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a diminutive of mol ‘moth’; also meaning ‘bookworm’. Slovenian: probably a nickname for a religious man, from molek ‘rosary’, a derivative of moliti ‘to pray’.

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


Similar surnames: Mole, Rolek, Volek, Malek, Milek, Bobek, Malik, Smolek, Kosek, Kolek

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Molek Family Origin

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Molek Family Occupations

What did your Molek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Molek. 12% of Molek men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Molek women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Molek were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Bench Work
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%

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

Molek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 701 census records available for the last name Molek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Molek 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Molek. 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 222 military records available for the last name Molek. For the veterans among your Molek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Molek Life Expectancy

What is the average Molek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Molek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Molek in 1962 was 80, and 72 in 2004.

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