Racek Family History

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Racek Name Meaning

Czech: from a reduced form of a personal name such as Radoslav or Radomir, formed with the first element rad- ‘joyful’.

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

Similar surnames: Radek, Lacek, Macek, Rack, Pacek, Vacek, Wacek, Race, Jacek, Marek

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Racek Family Origin

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Racek Family Occupations

What did your Racek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Keeping House and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Racek. A less common occupation for the Racek family was Dry Goods Mcht.. The most common Racek occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Racek's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Cigar Maker

  • Dry Goods Mcht.


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

Racek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Racek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Racek 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Racek. 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 246 military records available for the last name Racek. For the veterans among your Racek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Racek Life Expectancy

What is the average Racek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Racek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Racek in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Racek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Racek 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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