Pelak Family History

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Pelak Name Meaning

Polish (also Pielak): occupational name for an undergardener, someone who weeded the grounds of a great house, from a dialect derivative of Polish pielic ‘weed’. Compare Piela.

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


Similar surnames: Polak, Piela, Dolak, Zelek, Pelan, Kolak, Petak, Peak, Plack, Salak

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Pelak Family Origin

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Pelak Family Occupations

What did your Pelak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pelak. 21% of Pelak men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Pelak women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pelak were Cabinet Maker and Bookeeping At Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Polisher
    6%
  • Cabinet Maker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    11%
  • Spiner
    11%
  • Baker
    6%
  • Bookeeping At Clerk
    6%

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

Pelak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 728 census records available for the last name Pelak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelak 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Pelak. 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 223 military records available for the last name Pelak. For the veterans among your Pelak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelak Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pelak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pelak in 1953 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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