Starek Family History

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Starek Name Meaning

Czech (Stárek) and Polish: nickname meaning ‘old man’, from a derivative of Czech stáry, Polish stary ‘old’. In Czech, this is a status name for the foreman (‘the old man’) in a mill, brewery, etc.

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


Similar surnames: Stanek, Szarek, Starzyk, Stare, Sladek, Turek, Marek, Syrek, Sadek

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Starek Family Origin

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Starek Family Occupations

What did your Starek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Starek. 19% of Starek men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Butcher
    19%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Tailor
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%

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

Starek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Starek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Starek 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Starek. 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 393 military records available for the last name Starek. For the veterans among your Starek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Starek Life Expectancy

What is the average Starek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Starek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Starek in 1962 was 72, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Starek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Starek 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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