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Zelenak Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Zelenák): variant of Zelenka. Perhaps an Americanized form of Slovenian Zelenjak, a derivative of zelen ‘green’, ‘immature’ (or perhaps a nickname from Slovenian dialect zelenjak ‘green woodpecker’).

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


Similar surnames: Zeleny, Zelenka, Zeleznik, Benak, Hubenak, Zelek, Debelak, Lepak

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Zelenak Family Origin

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Zelenak Family Occupations

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Zelenak Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Zelenak. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Zelenak. For the veterans among your Zelenak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zelenak Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Zelenak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zelenak in 1959 was 54, and 87 in 2004.

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