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Bialek Name Meaning

Polish (Białek): nickname for someone with very fair or white hair from biały ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Bialik, Bielen, Bilyk, Bialy, Bielak, Bilek, Bialas, Bilak, Bialk

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Where is the Bialek family from?

You can see how Bialek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bialek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bialek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Bialek families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Bialek's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Bialek families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bialek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bialek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bialek. 26% of Bialek men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Bialek women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bialek were Janitor and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    26%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Painter
    7%
  • Janitor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    15%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Secretary
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bialek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bialek 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bialek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bialek. For the veterans among your Bialek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bialek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bialek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Bialek in 1957 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

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