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Lasek Name Meaning

Polish (Lasek): nickname from lasy ‘fond’, ‘keen’. Polish: topographic name for someone who lived in a forest, from a diminutive of las ‘forest’. Czech (Moravian; Lašek): from a pet form of the personal name (V)ladislav (see Laszlo). Czech: diminutive of Lach, in the sense ‘Pole’ or ‘northeast Moravian’.

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


Similar surnames: Pasek, Lacek, Kosek, Jasek, Vasek, Masek, Hasek, Wasik, Marek, Lysek

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Where is the Lasek family from?

You can see how Lasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lasek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lasek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Lasek families living in Dakota Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Lasek's in the USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Lasek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lasek. 46% of Lasek men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Lasek women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lasek were Machinist and Packer.

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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
    46%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    37%
  • Operator
    28%
  • Dressmaker
    19%
  • Packer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lasek 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 542 immigration records available for the last name Lasek. 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 620 military records available for the last name Lasek. For the veterans among your Lasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lasek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Lasek in 1963 was 84, and 82 in 2004.

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