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Halek Name Meaning

Czech (Hálek): from the personal name Hálek, pet form of Havel.

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

Similar surnames: Halik, Malek, Hanek, Balek, Salek, Valek, Palek, Hasek, Walek, Halen

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Where is the Halek family from?

You can see how Halek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Halek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Halek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Halek families living in Iowa. This was about 47% of all the recorded Halek's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Halek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Halek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Halek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Halek. 37% of Halek men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Bartender
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Halek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halek 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Halek. 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 282 military records available for the last name Halek. For the veterans among your Halek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Halek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Halek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Halek in 1955 was 56, and 60 in 2004.

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