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Tomasek Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tomášek) and German (under Slavic influence): from a pet form of the personal name, Czech Tomáš (see Thomas).

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


Similar surnames: Tomanek, Tomasik, Tomek, Tomas, Tomasko, Vonasek, Romanek, Masek

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Where is the Tomasek family from?

You can see how Tomasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomasek family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Tomasek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 20 Tomasek families living in Iowa. This was about 54% of all the recorded Tomasek's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Tomasek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tomasek. 30% of Tomasek men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Tomasek women worked as a Maid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Machine Hand
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tomasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomasek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 715 immigration records available for the last name Tomasek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 822 military records available for the last name Tomasek. For the veterans among your Tomasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomasek lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Tomasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tomasek in 1940 was 42, and 64 in 2004.

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