Valasek Family History

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Valasek Name Meaning

from Moravian Valach, an ethnic name for a Wallachian (a member of a Carpathian shepherd people), from a Slavic word meaning originally ‘foreigner’, ‘speaker of a Romance language’, hence ‘Romanian’. nickname for an idle person, from valet se ‘to wallow’. nickname from valach ‘gelding’.

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


Similar surnames: Vlasic, Lasek, Palecek, Damask, Valdes, Sasek, Halse, Vlasak, Kahanek

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Valasek Family Origin

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Valasek Family Occupations

What did your Valasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valasek. 36% of Valasek men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Valasek women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valasek were Examiner and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    36%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Examiner
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    60%
  • Maid
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%

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

Valasek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 971 census records available for the last name Valasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valasek 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 401 immigration records available for the last name Valasek. 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 494 military records available for the last name Valasek. For the veterans among your Valasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valasek Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Valasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Valasek in 1962 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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