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Vanek Family History

Vanek Name Meaning
Czech (Vanek): from a pet form of the Old Czech name Veceslav (see Vacek).

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

35,481 Historical Documents with Vanek on Ancestry.com
12,361 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,062 Military Records
1,852 Immigration Records
6,780 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Vanek Families

  • Number of Vanek families
     29 - 56
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    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

Vanek census records

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Vanek Family Origin

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Vanek Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Vanek families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Vanek

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Vanek Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Vanek census records

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Military Service by Vanek

Did the Vaneks fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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