Vanek Name Meaning

Czech (Vanek): from a pet form of the Old Czech name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Vacek, Hanek, Vasek, Panek, Danek, Janek, Valek, Lasek, Marek, Wanek

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Vanek Family Origin

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Vanek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Cabinet Maker

    24%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • 1st Ass'T City Clk

    6%

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In 1880, the most common Vanek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Vanek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vanek family was 1st Ass'T City Clk. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vanek.

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Vanek Historical Records

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Vanek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Vanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Vanek in 1945 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vanek

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