Wolek Family History

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Wolek Name Meaning

from a pet form of a personal name such as Wolimir (see Wolak). nickname from wolek ‘little bullock’, or possibly an occupational name for someone who looked after bullocks.

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

Similar surnames: Volek, Kolek, Wolak, Bolek, Polek, Walek, Dolak, Kosek, Olek, Kolak

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Wolek Family Origin

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Wolek Family Occupations

What did your Wolek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wolek. 37% of Wolek men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Wolek women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolek were Fireman and Inspector

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Painter
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
  • Clerk
  • Office Clerk
  • Inspector

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

Wolek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 703 census records available for the last name Wolek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolek 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 438 immigration records available for the last name Wolek. 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 202 military records available for the last name Wolek. For the veterans among your Wolek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolek Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Wolek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wolek in 1959 was 42, and 90 in 2004.

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