Szarek Family History

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Szarek Name Meaning

nickname for someone with gray hair or a grayish complexion, from a derivative of szary ‘gray’. possibly also a derogatory nickname from Old Polish szarek ‘whipper-snapper’.

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

Similar surnames: Starek, Zurek, Sadek, Soares, Skarbek, Surrey, Swatek, Spark, Sale

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Szarek Family Origin

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Szarek Family Occupations

What did your Szarek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Szarek. 35% of Szarek men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Szarek women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Szarek were Welder and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Weaver
  • Molder
  • Welder

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Weaver
  • Waitress
  • Inspector
  • Maid

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

Szarek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Szarek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szarek 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 728 immigration records available for the last name Szarek. 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 366 military records available for the last name Szarek. For the veterans among your Szarek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Szarek Life Expectancy

What is the average Szarek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Szarek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Szarek in 1952 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Szarek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Szarek 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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