Chapek Family History

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Chapek Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Capek (see Capek).

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


Similar surnames: Capek, Chizek, Cherek, Hayek, Sharek, Chapel, Capen, Knapek, Hajek

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Chapek Family Origin

Where is the Chapek family from?

Chapek Family Occupations

What did your Chapek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cigar Maker and Deputy Sheriff were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chapek. A less common occupation for the Chapek family was Laborer. The most common Chapek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Chapek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Cigar Maker

    13%
  • Deputy Sheriff

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Chapek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Chapek Historical Records

What Chapek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chapek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chapek census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Chapek

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Chapek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Chapek. For the veterans among your Chapek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chapek Life Expectancy

What is the average Chapek lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Chapek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Chapek in 1952 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chapek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chapek ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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