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Sedlak Family History

Sedlak Name Meaning
Czech (Sedlák): status name from Czech sedlák ‘peasant’, ‘farmer’. A sedlák was a comparatively rich farmer, with more land than a zahradník ‘smallholder’, ‘truck farmer’ (see Zahradnik) or a chalupník ‘cottager’ (see Chalupa).

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

31,693 Historical Documents with Sedlak on Ancestry.com
16,967 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,129 Military Records
2,125 Immigration Records
4,818 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Sedlak Families

  • Number of Sedlak families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    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

Sedlak census records

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Sedlak Family Origin

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Sedlak Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Sedlak

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Sedlak Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Sedlak census records

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Military Service by Sedlak

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