Danek Family History

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Danek Name Meaning

Czech (Danek): from a pet form of Daniel or of any of the Slavic compound personal names formed with dan ‘gift’, as for example Danomír, Danoslav, and Bohdan. Czech (Danek): nickname from danek ‘buck’, ‘fallow deer’. Polish: from a pet form of Dana. Ukrainian: from a pet form of Danylo, Ukrainian form of Daniel.

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

Similar surnames: Panek, Danis, Janek, Dane, Danes, Hanek, Vanek, Marek, Vacek, Lasek

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Danek Family Origin

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Danek Family Occupations

What did your Danek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Danek family was Oil Works. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Danek. The most common Danek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Danek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Oil Works


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Danek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Danek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Danek. 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 852 military records available for the last name Danek. For the veterans among your Danek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danek Life Expectancy

What is the average Danek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Danek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Danek in 1954 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

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