Walek Family History

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Walek Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, and German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Walek, a pet form of a vernacular derivative of Latin Valentinus, e.g. Polish Walenty, Ukrainian Valenty (see Valentine).

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


Similar surnames: Valek, Malek, Wacek, Wanek, Wolek, Halek, Balek, Wasik, Salek, Palek

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Walek Family Origin

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Walek Family Occupations

What did your Walek ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, 2nd Man On Motor Heavy Worker and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Walek. 20% of Walek men worked as a 2nd Man On Motor Heavy Worker and 17% of Walek women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walek were Steam Laster (stipper Trade and Paid Domestic Help

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • 2nd Man On Motor Heavy Worker
    20%
  • Colliery Stoneman
    20%
  • Motor Work Moulding
    20%
  • Steam Laster (stipper Trade
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cook
    17%
  • Cotton Worker Card Room
    17%
  • Domestic Service
    17%
  • Paid Domestic Help
    17%

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

Walek Historical Records

What Walek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Walek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walek 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Walek. 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 350 military records available for the last name Walek. For the veterans among your Walek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walek Life Expectancy

What is the average Walek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Walek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Walek in 1963 was 77, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walek 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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