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Panek Name Meaning

Polish; Czech (Pánek): from a pet form of local equivalents of the Latin personal names Pancratius (see Pankratz ) and Stephanus (see Stephen ). Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Panas . Polish: nickname from a diminutive of pan ‘master’ used either affectionately in the sense ‘little master’ or contemptuously in the sense ‘lordling’. Compare Panke .

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


Similar surnames: Pacek, Pasek, Danek, Palek, Pane, Patek, Janek, Panik, Lasek, Hanek

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Where is the Panek family from?

You can see how Panek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Panek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Panek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Panek families living in London. This was about 43% of all the recorded Panek's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Panek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Panek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Panek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Panek. 24% of Panek men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Panek women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Panek were Farm Laborer and Packer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    11%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Packer
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Panek. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Panek. For the veterans among your Panek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Panek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Panek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Panek in 1944 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

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