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Zavesky Name Meaning

Czech (Záveský): topographic name for someone living ‘beyond the village’, za vsí, from zá ‘beyond’ + an inflected form of ves ‘village’.

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


Similar surnames: Zaleski, Zavodny, Zaretsky, Lesky, Lansky, Javorsky, Zales, Zahorsky

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Where is the Zavesky family from?

You can see how Zavesky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zavesky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zavesky families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Zavesky families living in Missouri. This was about 63% of all the recorded Zavesky's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zavesky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zavesky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zavesky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zavesky. 56% of Zavesky men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zavesky women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zavesky were Farmer and Packer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    56%
  • Farmer
    45%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    50%
  • Packer
    50%
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What Zavesky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 842 census records available for the last name Zavesky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zavesky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 112 immigration records available for the last name Zavesky. 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 Cards

There are 190 military records available for the last name Zavesky. For the veterans among your Zavesky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zavesky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2003, in the United States, Zavesky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Zavesky in 1958 was 39, and 89 in 2003.

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