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Pasek Name Meaning

Czech (Pašek) and Polish (Paszek): from a pet form of the personal name Pavel or Pawel, respectively the Czech and Polish forms of Paul. Polish: nickname from pasek ‘little belt’, ‘girdle’, presumably applied to someone who wore a distinctive girdle.

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


Similar surnames: Panek, Lasek, Pacek, Paszek, Palek, Jasek, Pesek, Vasek, Pas, Patek

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Where is the Pasek family from?

You can see how Pasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pasek family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Pasek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Pasek families living in Nebraska. This was about 83% of all the recorded Pasek's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Pasek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pasek. 26% of Pasek men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Pasek women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pasek were Salesman and Housework.

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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
    26%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Mechanic
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    22%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Housework
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pasek 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 867 immigration records available for the last name Pasek. 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 794 military records available for the last name Pasek. For the veterans among your Pasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pasek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pasek in 1955 was 54, and 72 in 2004.

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