Toporek Family History

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Toporek Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from toporek ‘hatchet’, a diminutive of Polish topór ‘axe’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made hatchets or axes, or used them. The Jewish name may be ornamental.

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

Similar surnames: Topor, Ogorek, Turek, Borek, Topolski, Terek, Topper, Pore, Tworek

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Toporek Family Origin

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Toporek Family Occupations

What did your Toporek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Toporek. 42% of Toporek men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Toporek women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Toporek were Auto Mechanic and Drill Press

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Chernist
  • Proprietor
  • Auto Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Charwoman
  • Clerk
  • Drill Press

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

Toporek Historical Records

What Toporek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 465 census records available for the last name Toporek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Toporek 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 189 immigration records available for the last name Toporek. 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 100 military records available for the last name Toporek. For the veterans among your Toporek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Toporek Life Expectancy

What is the average Toporek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Toporek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Toporek in 1955 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Toporek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Toporek 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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