Panek Family History

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Panek Name Meaning

Czech (Pánek) and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Pankrac (see Pankratz) or Stipán (see Steven). Polish: nickname from a diminutive of Polish pan ‘master’, used either affectionately, in the sense ‘little master’, or contemptuously, in the sense ‘lordling’. Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Panas, a vernacular form of Atanazy, a derivative of Greek Athanasios (see Athanas).

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


Similar surnames: Pacek, Pasek, Danek, Palek, Pane, Patek, Janek, Panik, Lasek, Hanek

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Panek Family Origin

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Panek Family Occupations

What did your Panek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Wagon Maker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Panek. The most common Panek occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Panek's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Panek family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Wagon Maker

    29%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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Panek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Panek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Panek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Panek. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Panek. For the veterans among your Panek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Panek Life Expectancy

What is the average Panek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Panek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Panek in 1944 was 27, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Panek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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