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Tomek Name Meaning

Czech and Sorbian: from a pet form of the personal name Tomáš (see Thomas).

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


Similar surnames: Tomes, Domek, Tome, Tomasek, Tomanek, Tomeo, Tomey, Bolek, Hosek

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Where is the Tomek family from?

You can see how Tomek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomek family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Tomek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Tomek families living in Nebraska. This was about 33% of all the recorded Tomek's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Tomek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tomek. 25% of Tomek men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Tomek women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomek were Mechanic and Inspector.

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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

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Mechanic
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
  • Beauty Operator
    13%
  • Inspector
    13%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tomek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomek 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 735 immigration records available for the last name Tomek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tomek. For the veterans among your Tomek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Tomek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Tomek in 1957 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

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