Macek Name Meaning

Czech: from the personal name Macek, a pet form of the personal name Matej, from Latin Mathias or Matthaeus (see Matthew). Slovenian (Macek): from macek ‘cat’, hence probably a nickname denoting a cautious or handy, skillful person.

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

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Macek Family Origin

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Macek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%
  • Works In Quarry

    20%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Macek family was Works In Quarry. The most common Macek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Macek's were Farmers. Farmer and Saloon Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Macek.

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Macek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Macek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Macek in 1954 was 49, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Macek

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