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Bilek Name Meaning

Czech (Bílek): nickname for a fair-haired person, from bílek ‘whiteness’, a derivative of bílý ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Bilka, Bilyk, Bilak, Bily, Bialek, Milek, Bilas, Bielen, Balek, Bobek

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Bilek Family Origin

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Bilek Family Occupations

What did your Bilek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bilek family was Stone Mason. The most common Bilek occupation in the USA was Farm Work. 17% of Bilek's were Farm Works. Farm Work, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilek.

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  • Farm Work

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Stone Mason

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bilek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bilek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bilek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bilek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bilek. For the veterans among your Bilek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilek Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilek lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bilek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Bilek in 1948 was 42, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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