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Sek Family History

Sek Name Meaning

Polish (Sek): see Senk. Slovenian (eastern Slovenia; Šek): unexplained. Cambodian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Senk, Sem, Bek, Sok, Sas, Siek, Ek, Sak, Len, Kosek

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Where is the Sek family from?

You can see how Sek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Sek families living in Indiana. This was about 86% of all the recorded Sek's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Sek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Sek. 34% of Sek men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    34%
  • Track Walker
    23%
  • Odd Jobs
    23%
  • Proprietor
    23%
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What Sek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 981 census records available for the last name Sek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Sek. 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 140 military records available for the last name Sek. For the veterans among your Sek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sek lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Sek in 1956 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

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