Radek Family History

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Radek Name Meaning

Polish and Czech: from the personal name Radek, a pet form of any of various Slavic personal names formed with rad- ‘glad’ as the first element. The most common such names are Radoslav (Polish Radoslaw), in which the second element means ‘glory’, and Radomir, in which the second element means ‘peace’.

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

Similar surnames: Racek, Radeke, Radel, Randel, Marek, Vacek, Radde, Lasek, Raak, Jacek

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Radek Family Origin

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Radek Family Occupations

What did your Radek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Radek family was Works In Store. Cigar Maker and Locksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Radek. The most common Radek occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 33% of Radek's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Locksmith

  • Works In Store


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Radek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 712 census records available for the last name Radek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Radek 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 331 immigration records available for the last name Radek. 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 187 military records available for the last name Radek. For the veterans among your Radek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Radek Life Expectancy

What is the average Radek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Radek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Radek in 1962 was 77, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Radek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Radek 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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