Bezdek Family History

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Bezdek Name Meaning

Czech (Bezdek): probably from the adverb bezdeky ‘involuntarily’, ‘unintentionally’, possibly in the sense ‘carefree’, ‘untroubled’. The application as a surname is not clear. There are several place names in the Czech lands formed with this element, and although the surname is not a habitational name in form, it may nevertheless be derived from one of these. Moldanová cites a certain Jan Bezdecký from Bezdecí Hora, recorded in 1576.

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

Similar surnames: Bezek, Beck, Benes, Bruder, Belden, Bender, Syzdek, Bindel, Bezak

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Bezdek Family Origin

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Bezdek Family Occupations

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In 1880, wire Mill and Works By The Month Jno. Porter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bezdek. The most common Bezdek occupation in the USA was Wire Mill. 50% of Bezdek's were Wire Mills.

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  • Wire Mill

  • Works By The Month Jno. Porter


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Bezdek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bezdek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bezdek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 254 immigration records available for the last name Bezdek. 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 Card

There are 406 military records available for the last name Bezdek. For the veterans among your Bezdek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bezdek Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bezdek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bezdek in 1965 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

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