Polacek Family History

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Polacek Name Meaning

Czech (Polácek) and Jewish (from Bohemia): from a diminutive of Polak.

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

Similar surnames: Polachek, Polasek, Polack, Polak, Novacek, Potucek, Holecek, Horacek

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Polacek Family Origin

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Polacek Family Occupations

What did your Polacek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Polacek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Polacek's were Farmers. Farmer and Cigar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polacek.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker


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

Polacek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Polacek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polacek 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 915 immigration records available for the last name Polacek. 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 796 military records available for the last name Polacek. For the veterans among your Polacek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polacek Life Expectancy

What is the average Polacek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Polacek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Polacek in 1960 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polacek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polacek 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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