Piatek Family History

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Piatek Name Meaning

Polish (Piatek): nickname piatek ‘fifth’, ‘Friday’. This may have been from a given name for a fifth child, but more often it is from the name of the day of the week. Illegitimate children were often given the name of the day of the week on which they were baptized; also, converted Jews took as a surname the name of the day on which they were baptized.

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

Similar surnames: Patek, Petek, Piontek, Platek, Plate, Panek, Pasek, Pinter, Placek

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Piatek Family Origin

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Piatek Family Occupations

What did your Piatek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Piatek. 38% of Piatek men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Piatek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piatek were New Worker and Looper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Farmer
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Looper

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

Piatek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Piatek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piatek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Piatek. 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 803 military records available for the last name Piatek. For the veterans among your Piatek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piatek Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Piatek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Piatek in 1954 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

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