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Jelinek Family History

Jelinek Name Meaning
Czech (Jelínek) and Jewish (from Bohemia and Moravia): from a diminutive of Jelen. As a Jewish name it is mainly a translation of the Yiddish personal name Hirsh (see Hirsch).

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

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14,255 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,759 Military Records
3,006 Immigration Records
8,781 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Jelinek Families

  • Number of Jelinek families
     39 - 75
     14 - 38
     1 - 13
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Jelinek census records

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Jelinek Family Origin

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Jelinek Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Jelinek

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Jelinek Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Jelinek census records

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Military Service by Jelinek

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