Bobek Family History

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Bobek Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): topographic name from bobek ‘bayberry’. Czech and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a small rotund person, from bobek ‘goat droppings’. Slovenian and Croatian (northwestern Croatia): nickname from a diminutive of bob ‘horse bean’, formed with the diminutive suffix -ek. Compare Bobik and Bobich. German: habitational name from a place in Schleswig-Holstein named Bobek. Swedish: variant spelling of Bobeck.

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

Similar surnames: Bobeck, Borek, Bobik, Bober, Bobe, Kober, Bobak, Bosak, Boden, Bobel

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Bobek Family Origin

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Bobek Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bobek. 26% of Bobek men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Bobek women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bobek were Baker and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Waitress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bobek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bobek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bobek 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 940 immigration records available for the last name Bobek. 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 Card

There are 724 military records available for the last name Bobek. For the veterans among your Bobek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bobek Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Bobek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Bobek in 1944 was 29, and 66 in 2004.

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