Vanecek Family History

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Vanecek Name Meaning

Czech (Vanecek): from a pet form of Vána, a derivative of the Old Czech name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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

Similar surnames: Vanicek, Janecek, Vanek, Vacek, Vasicek, Janicek, Janacek, Pacek

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Vanecek Family Origin

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Vanecek Family Occupations

What did your Vanecek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vanecek. 50% of Vanecek men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Vanecek women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vanecek were Farm Laborer and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Waitress

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

Vanecek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vanecek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vanecek 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Vanecek. 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 296 military records available for the last name Vanecek. For the veterans among your Vanecek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vanecek Life Expectancy

What is the average Vanecek lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Vanecek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Vanecek in 1950 was 43, and 8 in 2004.

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