Rolek Family History

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Rolek Name Meaning

Polish: probably a derivative of rola ‘soil’, ‘ploughed land’ with the diminutive suffix -ek, and so a metonymic occupational name for a plowman.

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

Similar surnames: Molek, Volek, Rojek, Bobek, Kosek, Wolek, Olek, Polek, Kolek, Bolek

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Rolek Family Origin

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Rolek Family Occupations

What did your Rolek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rolek. 27% of Rolek men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Rolek women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rolek were Miner and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Mechanic
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Hair Dresser
  • Folder
  • Maid

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

Rolek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 790 census records available for the last name Rolek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rolek 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 301 immigration records available for the last name Rolek. 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 247 military records available for the last name Rolek. For the veterans among your Rolek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rolek Life Expectancy

What is the average Rolek lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Rolek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Rolek in 1959 was 43, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rolek 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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