Syrek Family History

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Syrek Name Meaning

Polish: metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cheese, from Old Polish (or dialect) syr ‘cheese’.

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

Similar surnames: Sypek, Sitek, Sadek, Turek, Sirak, Terek, Syzdek, Zurek, Tyrer, Sulek

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Syrek Family Origin

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Syrek Family Occupations

What did your Syrek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Ironer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Syrek. 47% of Syrek men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Syrek women worked as an Ironer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Syrek were Finisher and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Clerk
  • Finisher

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Ironer
  • Maid

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

Syrek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 835 census records available for the last name Syrek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Syrek 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 260 immigration records available for the last name Syrek. 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 355 military records available for the last name Syrek. For the veterans among your Syrek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Syrek Life Expectancy

What is the average Syrek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Syrek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Syrek in 1962 was 55, and 77 in 2003.

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