Hayek Family History

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Hayek Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Czech Hájek, a topographic name for someone living by a copse or small wood, hájek.

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


Similar surnames: Hajek, Haye, Hayer, Haer, Hanek, Lasek, Halek, Hayes, Hamer, Sadek

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Hayek Family Origin

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Hayek Family Occupations

What did your Hayek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hayek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Hayek's were Farmers. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hayek. A less common occupation for the Hayek family was Clerk.

View Census data for Hayek | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    50%
  • Boiler Maker

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%

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

Hayek Historical Records

What Hayek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hayek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hayek

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hayek. 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 Hayek. For the veterans among your Hayek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hayek Life Expectancy

What is the average Hayek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hayek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hayek in 1955 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hayek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hayek 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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