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Hosek Name Meaning

Czech (Hošek): from a pet form of the personal name Hodislav.

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

Similar surnames: Kosek, Hasek, Hose, Lasek, Godek, Hoek, Lose, Masek, Hosea, Vose

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Where is the Hosek family from?

You can see how Hosek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hosek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Hosek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Hosek families living in Iowa. This was about 35% of all the recorded Hosek's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Hosek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hosek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hosek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hosek. 37% of Hosek men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Hosek women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hosek were Machinist and Cashier.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Grocer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Assistant
  • Laborer
  • Cashier
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What Hosek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hosek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hosek 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 464 immigration records available for the last name Hosek. 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 559 military records available for the last name Hosek. For the veterans among your Hosek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hosek lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hosek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hosek in 1961 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

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