Zurek Family History

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Zurek Name Meaning

Polish (Zurek): from Polish ?zurek ‘sour soup’, probably a nickname for someone who had a special liking for sour soup. This name is also established in German-speaking countries.

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


Similar surnames: Turek, Kurek, Burak, Burek, Zubek, Zarek, Jurek, Syrek, Zuk, Zelek

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Zurek Family Origin

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Zurek Family Occupations

What did your Zurek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zurek. 39% of Zurek men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Zurek women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zurek were Packer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Labor
    6%
  • Packer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
    20%
  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%

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

Zurek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zurek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Zurek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zurek. For the veterans among your Zurek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zurek Life Expectancy

What is the average Zurek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Zurek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Zurek in 1954 was 100, and 83 in 2004.

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