Peshek Family History

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Peshek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Pešek (see Pesek).

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


Similar surnames: Pesek, Bushek, Mashek, Lesher, Wisher, Busher, Teskey, Peschel, Pasek

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Peshek Family Origin

Where is the Peshek family from?

Peshek Family Occupations

What did your Peshek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peshek family was Saloon Keeper. The most common Peshek occupation in the USA was Engineer-Station. 20% of Peshek's were Engineer-Stations. Engineer-Station, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peshek.

View Census data for Peshek | Data not to scale

  • Engineer-Station

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Saloon Keeper

    20%

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

Peshek Historical Records

What Peshek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peshek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peshek 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 Peshek

Passenger List

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

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Peshek Life Expectancy

What is the average Peshek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Peshek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Peshek in 1944 was 30, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peshek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peshek 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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