Vacek Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Václav, Old Czech Veceslav (cognate with Polish Wieceslaw, Latinized as Wenceslas). It is composed of the Old Slavic elements viece ‘greater’ + slav ‘glory’. It was borne by a 10th-century duke of Bohemia who fought against a revival of paganism in his territory, and after his death became patron saint of Bohemia.

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


Similar surnames: Pacek, Vanek, Vasek, Jacek, Lacek, Valek, Macek, Wacek, Racek, Marek

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Vacek Family Origin

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Vacek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Works In Car Shop

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Vacek family was Works In Car Shop. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vacek. The most common Vacek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Vacek's were Farmers.

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Between 1956 and 2004, Vacek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Vacek in 1956 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vacek

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