Jilek Family History

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Jilek Name Meaning

Czech (Jílek): from a pet form of Jiljí, a vernacular form of Latin Aegidius (see Giles).

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

Similar surnames: Jirik, Kolek, Witek, Balek, Milek, Malek, Junek, Bolek, Jacek, Jirak

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Jilek Family Origin

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Jilek Family Occupations

What did your Jilek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Jilek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Jilek's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jilek. A less common occupation for the Jilek family was Coal Miner.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Carpenter

  • Coal Miner


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

Jilek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jilek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jilek 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 559 immigration records available for the last name Jilek. 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 803 military records available for the last name Jilek. For the veterans among your Jilek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jilek Life Expectancy

What is the average Jilek lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Jilek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Jilek in 1956 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jilek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jilek 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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