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Bielak Surname Meaning

Polish: patronymic from Biały (see Bialy ). Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname for someone who was a fast runner from bielak ‘mountain hare’ (Lepus variabilis).

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

Similar surnames: Bilik, Bialik, Bielat, Bielawa, Bialek, Biel, Bialas, Bielski, Biela

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Where is the Bielak family from?

You can see how Bielak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bielak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Bielak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Bielak family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Bielak's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bielak families in 1911.
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What did your Bielak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bielak. 52% of Bielak men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Bielak women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bielak were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
  • Machine Operator
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bielak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bielak 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 998 immigration records available for the last name Bielak. 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 394 military records available for the last name Bielak. For the veterans among your Bielak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bielak lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bielak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bielak in 1955 was 37, and 83 in 2004.

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