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Urbanek Surname Meaning

Polish; Czech and Slovak (mainly Urbánek): from a pet form of the personal name Urban . This surname is also found in Germany.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Urbanik, Urban, Urbanski, Juranek, Stanek, Janek, Furmanek, Franek

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Where is the Urbanek family from?

You can see how Urbanek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Urbanek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Urbanek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Urbanek family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Urbanek's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Urbanek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Urbanek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Urbanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Urbanek. 25% of Urbanek men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Urbanek women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Urbanek were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Urbanek. 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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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Urbanek. For the veterans among your Urbanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Urbanek lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Urbanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Urbanek in 1941 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

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