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Vanecek Family History

Vanecek Name Meaning
Czech (Vanecek): from a pet form of Vána, a derivative of the Old Czech name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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

4,971 Historical Documents with Vanecek on Ancestry.com
1,905 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
278 Military Records
310 Immigration Records
1,135 Census and Voter Lists
1,343 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Vanecek Families

  • Number of Vanecek families
     12 - 22
     5 - 11
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Vanecek last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Vanecek Family Origin

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Vanecek Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Vanecek

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Vanecek Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Vanecek

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