Walek Family History

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Walek Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, and German (of Slavic origin): from the personal name Walek, a pet form of a vernacular derivative of Latin Valentinus, e.g. Polish Walenty, Ukrainian Valenty (see Valentine).

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

Similar surnames: Valek, Malek, Wacek, Wanek, Wolek, Halek, Balek, Wasik, Salek, Palek

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Walek Family Origin

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Walek Family Occupations

What did your Walek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Walek family was Teamster. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walek. The most common Walek occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 25% of Walek's were Farm Laborers.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Teamster


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

Walek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Walek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walek 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 675 immigration records available for the last name Walek. 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 350 military records available for the last name Walek. For the veterans among your Walek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walek Life Expectancy

What is the average Walek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Walek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Walek in 1963 was 77, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walek 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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