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Johanek Family History

Johanek Name Meaning

Czech (Johánek): from a pet form of the German personal name Johann .

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


Similar surnames: Hanek, Janek, Romanek, Tomanek, Juranek, Johann, John, Johanns

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Where is the Johanek family from?

You can see how Johanek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Johanek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Johanek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Johanek families living in Wisconsin. This was about 46% of all the recorded Johanek's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Johanek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Johanek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Johanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Johanek. 42% of Johanek men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Johanek women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Johanek were Attendant and Housewife. .

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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
    42%
  • Farming
    21%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Attendant
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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What Johanek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Johanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Johanek 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 200 immigration records available for the last name Johanek. 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 139 military records available for the last name Johanek. For the veterans among your Johanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Johanek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Johanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Johanek in 1963 was 84, and 86 in 2004.

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