Elek Family History

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Elek Name Meaning

Hungarian: from the personal name Elek, from Latin Alexius (see Alexis).

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

Similar surnames: Olek, Ales, Zelek, Eley, Lex, Oles, Clem, Elk, Lem, Eber

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Elek Family Origin

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Elek Family Occupations

What did your Elek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Elek occupation in the USA was Farm Labor. 100% of Elek's were Farm Labors.

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  • Farm Labor


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

Elek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Elek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Elek 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 Elek. 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 400 military records available for the last name Elek. For the veterans among your Elek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Elek Life Expectancy

What is the average Elek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Elek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Elek in 1961 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Elek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Elek 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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