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Bozek Name Meaning

Polish (Bo?zek): from a pet form of the personal names Boguchwal ‘praise of God’, Bogdan ‘gift of God’, or Chwalibog ‘praise God’. Polish and Ukrainian: from bo?zek ‘idol’, ‘pagan divinity’.

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


Similar surnames: Brozek, Bolek, Bozak, Bozik, Borek, Bocek, Kolek, Rozek, Kozik, Buzek

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Where is the Bozek family from?

You can see how Bozek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bozek family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Bozek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Bozek families living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bozek's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Bozek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bozek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bozek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bozek. 34% of Bozek men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Bozek women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bozek were Machinist and Clerk.

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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
    34%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Loader
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    13%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Weaver
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bozek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bozek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bozek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bozek. For the veterans among your Bozek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bozek lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Bozek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bozek in 1945 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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