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Bezek Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, Slovenian, and Croatian (northern Croatia; also from the Dalmatian island of Korcula): topographic name from Czech bez Slovak baza ‘elder’ or ‘lilac’, Slovenian and northern Croatian dialect beza, dialect form of bazga ‘elder’. Slovenian (Bežek): perhaps a medieval nickname for a refugee, from an agent noun based on bežati ‘to flee’.

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

Similar surnames: Bezak, Rezek, Bezdek, Bobek, Beek, Pesek, Jezek, Beck, Berk, Brozek

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Where is the Bezek family from?

You can see how Bezek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bezek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bezek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Bezek families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Bezek's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Bezek families in 1880.
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What did your Bezek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bezek. 53% of Bezek men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Bezek women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bezek were Farmer and 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

  • Laborer
  • Miner
  • New Worker
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 905 census records available for the last name Bezek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bezek 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 312 immigration records available for the last name Bezek. 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 275 military records available for the last name Bezek. For the veterans among your Bezek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bezek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bezek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Bezek in 1961 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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