Polachek Family History

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Polachek Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): altered spelling of Polish polaczek, a diminutive of Polak. Americanized spelling of Czech Polácek (see Polacek).

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

Similar surnames: Polacek, Polack, Polak, Polasek, Mrachek, Plauche, Blacher, Pollack

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Polachek Family Origin

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Polachek Family Occupations

What did your Polachek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Polachek occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 33% of Polachek's were Cigar Makers. A less common occupation for the Polachek family was Hardware Store. Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polachek.

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  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Hardware Store


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

Polachek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Polachek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polachek 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 351 immigration records available for the last name Polachek. 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 325 military records available for the last name Polachek. For the veterans among your Polachek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polachek Life Expectancy

What is the average Polachek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Polachek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Polachek in 1955 was 53, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polachek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polachek 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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