Ptacek Family History

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Ptacek Name Meaning

Czech (Ptácek): nickname for a small person or a smart individual, from a diminutive of Ptak ‘bird’.

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

Similar surnames: Ptak, Placek, Pavek, Tucek, Macek, Prasek, Patek, Panek, Potucek

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Ptacek Family Origin

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Ptacek Family Occupations

What did your Ptacek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ptacek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Ptacek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ptacek family was Labor. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Cooper In Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ptacek.

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  • Farmer

  • Cigar Maker

  • Cooper In Shop

  • Labor


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

Ptacek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ptacek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ptacek 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 572 immigration records available for the last name Ptacek. 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 733 military records available for the last name Ptacek. For the veterans among your Ptacek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ptacek Life Expectancy

What is the average Ptacek lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ptacek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ptacek in 1950 was 36, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ptacek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ptacek 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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