Popek Family History

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Popek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a diminutive of pop ‘priest’, specifically an Eastern Orthodox priest. Formerly this also referred to Roman Catholic priests. Compare English Pope.

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


Similar surnames: Popik, Pope, Pape, Popke, Bobek, Lojek, Rozek, Kosek, Molek, Kolek

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Popek Family Origin

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Popek Family Occupations

What did your Popek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Popek. 20% of Popek men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Popek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Popek were Carpenter and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    10%
  • Packer
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Maid
    6%

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

Popek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Popek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Popek 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 788 immigration records available for the last name Popek. 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 713 military records available for the last name Popek. For the veterans among your Popek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Popek Life Expectancy

What is the average Popek lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Popek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Popek in 1953 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Popek

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