Walczak Family History

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Walczak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from the personal name Walek, Walerian, or some other personal name beginning with Wal-.

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

Similar surnames: Wilczak, Barczak, Janczak, Matczak, Olczak, Marczak, Walczyk, Walla

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Walczak Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Walczak name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Walczak. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Baltic States


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Walczak Family Origin

Where is the Walczak family from?

Walczak Family Occupations

What did your Walczak ancestors do for a living?

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

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Walczak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Walczak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walczak 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Walczak. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Walczak. For the veterans among your Walczak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walczak Life Expectancy

What is the average Walczak lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Walczak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Walczak in 1952 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walczak 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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