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Skarbek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a miser or a rich individual from a derivative of skarb ‘treasure wealth’. Compare skarbnik ‘treasurer’.

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


Similar surnames: Szarek, Starek, Skwarek, Starzyk, Sadek, Karnes, Karber, Barber

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Where is the Skarbek family from?

You can see how Skarbek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skarbek family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Skarbek families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Skarbek's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Skarbek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skarbek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skarbek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Office Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skarbek. 100% of Skarbek men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Skarbek women worked as an Office Work. .

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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
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Office Work
    34%
  • Punch Press
    34%
  • Weaver
    34%
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Census Records

There are 580 census records available for the last name Skarbek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skarbek 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 382 immigration records available for the last name Skarbek. 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 201 military records available for the last name Skarbek. For the veterans among your Skarbek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skarbek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Skarbek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Skarbek in 1962 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

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