Palecek Family History

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Palecek Name Meaning

from a double diminutive of the personal name Pavel or some other personal name beginning with Pa-. from a diminutive of palec ‘thumb’, hence a nickname for a small person or a dwarf, or for someone with a deformed or missing thumb.

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

Similar surnames: Palek, Pacek, Pace, Panek, Parizek, Palmer, Paley, Place, Palace

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Palecek Family Origin

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Palecek Family Occupations

What did your Palecek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palecek. 13% of Palecek men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Palecek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palecek were Carpenter and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Mechanic
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady

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

Palecek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Palecek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palecek 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 337 immigration records available for the last name Palecek. 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 484 military records available for the last name Palecek. For the veterans among your Palecek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palecek Life Expectancy

What is the average Palecek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Palecek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Palecek in 1961 was 100, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Palecek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palecek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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