Pavek Family History

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Pavek Name Meaning

Czech (Pávek): from a diminutive of páv ‘peacock’, hence a nickname for a pretentious or ostentatious person. The vocabulary word pávek or pavák also denotes a type of dove or pigeon, and this too may be the source of the surname in some cases.

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

Similar surnames: Patek, Panek, Papes, Ptacek, Pasek, Spacek, Lasek, Sasek, Palek, Rave

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Pavek Family Origin

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Pavek Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer and Dealer In Groceries were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pavek. The most common Pavek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 90% of Pavek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dealer In Groceries


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Pavek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pavek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pavek 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Pavek. 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 726 military records available for the last name Pavek. For the veterans among your Pavek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pavek Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pavek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pavek in 1961 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

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