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Tomanek Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Tománek) and Polish: from a pet form of a derivative of the personal name Tomáš (Czech), Tomasz (Polish) (see Thomas).

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


Similar surnames: Tomasek, Romanek, Toman, Tomasik, Tomek, Marek, Johanek, Romanik

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Where is the Tomanek family from?

You can see how Tomanek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomanek family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Tomanek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Tomanek families living in Ohio. This was about 65% of all the recorded Tomanek's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Tomanek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomanek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomanek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tomanek. 32% of Tomanek men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Tomanek women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomanek were Grader Operator and Stenographer.

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    22%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Grader Operator
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    34%
  • Housewife
    34%
  • Stenographer
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tomanek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomanek 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 495 immigration records available for the last name Tomanek. 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 982 military records available for the last name Tomanek. For the veterans among your Tomanek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomanek lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2003, in the United States, Tomanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Tomanek in 1960 was 60, and 83 in 2003.

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