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Romanek Surname Meaning

Polish; Czech (Románek): from a pet form of the personal name Roman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Romanik, Tomanek, Johanek, Tomasek, Romanko, Romack, Manak, Macek

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Where is the Romanek family from?

You can see how Romanek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Romanek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Romanek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Romanek families living in Illinois. This was about 12% of all the recorded Romanek's in USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Romanek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Romanek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Romanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Romanek. 54% of Romanek men worked as a Laborer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machine Operator
  • Clerk
  • Helper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Romanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Romanek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 383 immigration records available for the last name Romanek. 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 Cards

There are 447 military records available for the last name Romanek. For the veterans among your Romanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Romanek lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Romanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Romanek in 1951 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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