Zelek Family History

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Zelek Name Meaning

(Zelek) pet form of the Polish personal names ?Zelislaw or ?Zelistryj, derived from Slavic želeti ‘desire’, ‘wish’. occupational name from Polish dialect zelek ‘rag-and-bone man’.

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

Similar surnames: Bolek, Sulek, Kolek, Zeek, Polek, Wolek, Pelak, Petek, Balek, Halek

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Zelek Family Origin

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Zelek Family Occupations

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Zelek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 727 census records available for the last name Zelek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zelek 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 319 immigration records available for the last name Zelek. 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 274 military records available for the last name Zelek. For the veterans among your Zelek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zelek Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zelek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zelek in 1963 was 71, and 90 in 2004.

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