Wanek Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a borrowing of the Slavic personal name Vanek (see Vanek).

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


Similar surnames: Wank, Walek, Hanek, Waner, Janek, Wacek, Panek, Danek, Vanek, Wasik

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Wanek Family Origin

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Wanek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Barber

    5%
  • Boots & Shoes

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wanek family was Cigar Maker. Farmer, Barber and Boots & Shoes were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wanek. The most common Wanek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Wanek's were Farmers.

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Wanek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Wanek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Wanek in 1958 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wanek

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