Yurek Family History

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Yurek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Jurek.

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

Similar surnames: Yurick, Yanek, Kurek, Burek, Jurek, Zurek, Turek, Yurko, Yunk, Yurk

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Yurek Family Origin

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Yurek Family Occupations

What did your Yurek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Yurek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Yurek's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Yurek.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Yurek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 944 census records available for the last name Yurek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yurek 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 149 immigration records available for the last name Yurek. 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 369 military records available for the last name Yurek. For the veterans among your Yurek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yurek Life Expectancy

What is the average Yurek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Yurek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Yurek in 1952 was 53, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yurek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yurek 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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