Volek Family History

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Volek Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Voldrich, a derivative of Oldrich. from a diminutive of vul ‘ox’, a nickname for a big clumsy man or an occupational name for an oxherd.

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


Similar surnames: Wolek, Kolek, Volk, Valek, Rolek, Polek, Molek, Bolek, Kosek, Oles

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Volek Family Origin

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Volek Family Occupations

What did your Volek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Volek family was Works Lumber Yard. Moulder and Weaver were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Volek. The most common Volek occupation in the USA was Moulder. 33% of Volek's were Moulders.

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  • Moulder

    33%
  • Weaver

    33%
  • Works Lumber Yard

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Volek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Volek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Volek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Volek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Volek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Volek. For the veterans among your Volek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Volek Life Expectancy

What is the average Volek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Volek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Volek in 1962 was 54, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Volek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Volek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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