Dufek Family History

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Dufek Name Meaning

Czech: from a noun derivative of dufat ‘to hope’.

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


Similar surnames: Dusek, Dudek, Duffek, Danek, Doubek, Kubek, Ruzek, Burek, Hudek

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Dufek Family Origin

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Dufek Family Occupations

What did your Dufek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dufek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Dufek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dufek family was Works In Pottery. Farmer, Living By An Allowance From Her Son and Marble Cutter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufek.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Living By An Allowance From Her Son

    8%
  • Marble Cutter

    8%
  • Works In Pottery

    8%

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

Dufek Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dufek Life Expectancy

What is the average Dufek lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dufek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Dufek in 1953 was 61, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dufek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dufek 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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