Sedlacek Family History

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Sedlacek Name Meaning

Czech (Sedlácek): from a diminutive of Sedlák (see Sedlak), either an affectionate form of a status name for a Sedlák, or a status name for a farmer who owned a smaller piece of land than a Sedlák in the same village, or else for a young farmer.

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

Similar surnames: Sedlak, Sedlack, Sedlock, Sellick, Pechacek, Lacek, Ondracek

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Sedlacek Family Origin

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Sedlacek Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Saloon Keeper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sedlacek. The most common Sedlacek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Sedlacek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sedlacek family was Tailor.

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  • Farmer

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Laborer

  • Tailor


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Sedlacek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sedlacek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sedlacek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Sedlacek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Sedlacek. For the veterans among your Sedlacek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sedlacek Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Sedlacek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Sedlacek in 1953 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sedlacek 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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