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Vasek Name Meaning

Czech (Vašek): from a pet form of the personal name Václav (see Vacek).

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


Similar surnames: Vacek, Vanek, Pasek, Jasek, Lasek, Valek, Hasek, Masek, Vasicek

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Where is the Vasek family from?

You can see how Vasek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vasek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Vasek families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 20 Vasek families living in Texas. This was about 31% of all the recorded Vasek's in the USA. Texas had the highest population of Vasek families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vasek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vasek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vasek. 56% of Vasek men worked as a Farmer and 48% of Vasek women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vasek were Butcher 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

  • Farmer
    56%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Butcher
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    48%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Proprietor
    18%
  • Stenographer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vasek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vasek 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Vasek. 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 412 military records available for the last name Vasek. For the veterans among your Vasek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vasek lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Vasek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Vasek in 1944 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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