Ruzek Family History

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Ruzek Name Meaning

Czech (Ružek): from the vocabulary word ružek ‘little horn’, a diminutive of roh ‘horn’. In Czech this word also means ‘croissant’; as such, it may be a nickname for a baker or pastry chef. DM

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

Similar surnames: Rozek, Rusek, Rojek, Turek, Guzek, Rezek, Bruzek, Dusek, Hudek, Buzek

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Ruzek Family Origin

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Ruzek Family Occupations

What did your Ruzek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ruzek. 30% of Ruzek men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Draftsman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse

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

Ruzek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ruzek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ruzek 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Ruzek. 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 517 military records available for the last name Ruzek. For the veterans among your Ruzek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ruzek Life Expectancy

What is the average Ruzek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ruzek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ruzek in 1954 was 40, and 89 in 2004.

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