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Jasek Family History

Jasek Name Meaning

Czech (Jašek) and Polish (Jaszek): from a pet form of the personal name Jach, or directly from Jan.

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


Similar surnames: Janek, Lasek, Pasek, Jacek, Vasek, Hasek, Masek, Kosek, Marek, Vacek

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Where is the Jasek family from?

You can see how Jasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jasek family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jasek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Jasek families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Jasek's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Jasek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jasek. 34% of Jasek men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Jasek women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jasek were Machinist and Assembler.

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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
    34%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Farm Operator
    8%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farm Laborer
    27%
  • Farm Hand
    16%
  • Assembler
    11%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jasek 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 Jasek. 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 422 military records available for the last name Jasek. For the veterans among your Jasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jasek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Jasek in 1944 was 49, and 83 in 2004.

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