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

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  • Cigar Maker

    33%
  • Locksmith

    33%
  • Works In Store

    33%

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In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Radek family was Works In Store.

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Radek Historical Records

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Radek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Radek

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