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Zarek Name Meaning

Polish (Zarek): from Polish ?zarek, diminutive of ?zar ‘embers’, also ‘flame of passion’.

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


Similar surnames: Zurek, Kurek, Lasek, Starek, Sadek, Syrek, Szarek, Zelek, Zacek

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Zarek Family Origin

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Zarek Family Occupations

What did your Zarek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zarek occupation in the USA was Merchant. 100% of Zarek's were Merchants.

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  • Merchant

    100%

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Zarek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zarek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zarek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Zarek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zarek. For the veterans among your Zarek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zarek Life Expectancy

What is the average Zarek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zarek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zarek in 1962 was 80, and 84 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zarek 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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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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