Valek Family History

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Valek Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Válek): from a pet form of the personal name Valentin, from Latin Valentinus (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Walek, Vales, Balek, Salek, Halek, Palek, Vacek, Vasek, Malek, Valis

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Valek Family Origin

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Valek Family Occupations

What did your Valek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Labor were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valek. 12% of Valek men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Valek women worked as a Labor. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valek were Janitor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Farming
    5%
  • Janitor
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Labor
    6%
  • Cleaning Woman
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%

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

Valek Historical Records

What Valek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Valek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valek 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 781 immigration records available for the last name Valek. 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 820 military records available for the last name Valek. For the veterans among your Valek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valek Life Expectancy

What is the average Valek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Valek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Valek in 1955 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Valek 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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