Palek Family History

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Palek Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Pavel or some other personal name beginning with Pa-.

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

Similar surnames: Malek, Pacek, Panek, Pasek, Halek, Valek, Salek, Balek, Walek, Polek

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Palek Family Origin

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Palek Family Occupations

What did your Palek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Palek.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Palek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 878 census records available for the last name Palek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palek 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 267 immigration records available for the last name Palek. 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 311 military records available for the last name Palek. For the veterans among your Palek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palek Life Expectancy

What is the average Palek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Palek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Palek in 1962 was 82, and 88 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Palek 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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