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Bezdek Name Meaning

Czech (Bezděk): probably a nickname derived from the adverb bezděky ‘involuntarily unintentionally’ perhaps in the sense ‘carefree untroubled’.

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

Similar surnames: Bezek, Beck, Benes, Bruder, Belden, Bender, Syzdek, Bindel, Bezak

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Where is the Bezdek family from?

You can see how Bezdek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bezdek family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bezdek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Bezdek families living in Ohio. This was about 55% of all the recorded Bezdek's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Bezdek families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bezdek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bezdek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bezdek. 29% of Bezdek men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Bezdek women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bezdek were Assembler and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Laborer
  • Assembler

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • New Worker
  • House Work
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bezdek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bezdek 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 254 immigration records available for the last name Bezdek. 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 406 military records available for the last name Bezdek. For the veterans among your Bezdek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bezdek lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Bezdek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bezdek in 1965 was 77, and 71 in 2004.

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