Chizek Family History

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Chizek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Cížek, Slovak Cižik, and Slovenian Cižek (see Cizek), all nicknames meaning ‘siskin’ (a type of finch).

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

Similar surnames: Cizek, Shimek, Chapek, Cherek, Schimek, Hizer, Criner, Climer, Hayek

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Chizek Family Origin

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Chizek Family Occupations

What did your Chizek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Blacksmith, Farmer and Retail Groc And Dry Goods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chizek. A less common occupation for the Chizek family was Shoemaker. The most common Chizek occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 25% of Chizek's were Blacksmiths.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Retail Groc And Dry Goods

  • Shoemaker


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

Chizek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chizek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chizek 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 77 immigration records available for the last name Chizek. 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 243 military records available for the last name Chizek. For the veterans among your Chizek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chizek Life Expectancy

What is the average Chizek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Chizek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Chizek in 1960 was 66, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chizek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chizek 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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