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Lysek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a man with a bald pate, from a diminutive of Polish lysy ‘bald’ (see Lysiak).

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


Similar surnames: Lysiak, Lasek, Lysak, Lyssy, Dymek, Kosek, Nosek, Lojek, Zysk, Rusek

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Where is the Lysek family from?

You can see how Lysek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lysek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Lysek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Lysek families living in Illinois. This was about 13% of all the recorded Lysek's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lysek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lysek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lysek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Keeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lysek. 48% of Lysek men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Lysek women worked as a House Keeper. .

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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
    48%
  • Fisherman
    18%
  • Grinder
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Keeper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 807 census records available for the last name Lysek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lysek 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 235 immigration records available for the last name Lysek. 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 259 military records available for the last name Lysek. For the veterans among your Lysek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lysek lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Lysek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lysek in 1956 was 52, and 89 in 2003.

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