Polek Family History

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Polek Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Pol (see Pol 5).

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

Similar surnames: Kolek, Bolek, Wolek, Palek, Olek, Volek, Polk, Kolak, Kosek, Oles

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Polek Family Origin

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Polek Family Occupations

What did your Polek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Polek. 38% of Polek men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Polek women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polek were Farmer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Miner
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Seamstress

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

Polek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Polek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polek 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Polek. 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 398 military records available for the last name Polek. For the veterans among your Polek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polek Life Expectancy

What is the average Polek lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Polek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Polek in 1951 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polek 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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