Sestak Family History

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Sestak Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Šesták) and Hungarian (Seszták): from Czech šesták, the name of an old coin (literally ‘sixer’; it was at one time worth six kreuzers). The surname would have been acquired by someone who had to pay rent of this amount or for some other anecdotal reason.

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

Similar surnames: Sistek, Petak, Svitak, Smetak, Smestad, Szostak, Sesto, Sedlak, Estok

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Sestak Family Origin

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Sestak Family Occupations

What did your Sestak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sestak. 30% of Sestak men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Sestak women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sestak were Salesman and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • New Worker
  • Housework
  • Laborer

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

Sestak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sestak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sestak 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Sestak. 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 869 military records available for the last name Sestak. For the veterans among your Sestak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sestak Life Expectancy

What is the average Sestak lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sestak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Sestak in 1962 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sestak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sestak 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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