Pekar Family History

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Pekar Name Meaning

Czech (Pekar): occupational name from pekar ‘baker’.

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


Similar surnames: Pear, Piekarz, Spehar, Puskar, Penka, Spear, Tokar, Pekarek, Peper

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Pekar Family Origin

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Pekar Family Occupations

What did your Pekar ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pekar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pekar's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pekar. A less common occupation for the Pekar family was Works In Wire Mill.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Works In Wire Mill

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pekar ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pekar Historical Records

What Pekar family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Pekar

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pekar. 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 Pekar. For the veterans among your Pekar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pekar Life Expectancy

What is the average Pekar lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pekar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pekar in 1952 was 40, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pekar

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pekar 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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