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Rostek Family History

Rostek Name Meaning

Polish: unexplained. Slovak (Roštek): unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rossen, Kosten, Rosen, Rosten, Roster, Rosiek, Rosler, Doster, Roten

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Where is the Rostek family from?

You can see how Rostek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rostek family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Rostek families living in Illinois. This was about 16% of all the recorded Rostek's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Rostek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rostek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rostek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rostek. 53% of Rostek men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Rostek women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rostek were New Worker and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Bartender
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rostek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rostek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 347 immigration records available for the last name Rostek. 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 Cards

There are 305 military records available for the last name Rostek. For the veterans among your Rostek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rostek lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rostek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Rostek in 1947 was 24, and 67 in 2004.

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