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

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  • Moulder

    33%
  • Weaver

    33%
  • Works Lumber Yard

    33%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Volek family was Works Lumber Yard.

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Volek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Volek

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