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Masek Name Meaning

Czech (Mašek): from a short form of the personal name Tomášek (see Tomasek) or possibly of a personal name beginning with Ma-, e.g. Matej (see Matthew), Martin, or Mauricius (see Morris).

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


Similar surnames: Malek, Macek, Marek, Lasek, Hasek, Vasek, Jasek, Pasek, Mak, Mask

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Where is the Masek family from?

You can see how Masek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Masek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Masek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 19 Masek families living in Ohio. This was about 21% of all the recorded Masek's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Masek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Masek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Masek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Masek. 24% of Masek men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Masek women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Masek were Farm Laborer 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
    24%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Machinist
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    15%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Housewife
    6%
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What Masek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Masek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Masek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Masek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Masek. For the veterans among your Masek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Masek lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Masek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Masek in 1951 was 48, and 82 in 2004.

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