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Bezak Name Meaning

Polish and Croatian; Slovak and Czech (Bezák): topographic name from a derivative of the Polish and Czech vocabulary and Slovak and Croatian dialect word bez (Slovak also beza) ‘elder’. Compare Bezek . Slovak (Bezák): habitational name from Bezany (modern Bedzany) western Slovakia. Slovak (Bežák): nickname from bežať ‘to run’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bezek, Bozak, Tezak, Barak, Beck, Benak, Berk, Pelak, Fedak, Beal

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Where is the Bezak family from?

You can see how Bezak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bezak family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Bezak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Bezak families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 26% of all the recorded Bezak's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bezak families in 1920.
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What did your Bezak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bezak. 25% of Bezak men worked as a Miner and 25% of Bezak women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bezak were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waitress
  • Maid
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 870 census records available for the last name Bezak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bezak 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 276 immigration records available for the last name Bezak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 332 military records available for the last name Bezak. For the veterans among your Bezak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bezak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bezak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bezak in 1963 was 81, and 73 in 2004.

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