Debelak Family History

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Debelak Name Meaning

Slovenian: nickname from debelak, debeljak ‘fat person’, from debel ‘fat’. It may also represent a simplified spelling of the Slovenian and Croatian surname Debeljak, which has the same meaning. Compare Debevec.

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

Similar surnames: Belak, Selak, Oblak, Zelenak, Nebel, Belan, Bilak, De Beck, Uebel

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Debelak Family Origin

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Debelak Family Occupations

What did your Debelak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Debelak. 24% of Debelak men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Debelak women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Debelak were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Woodsman
  • Machine Operator
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper

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

Debelak Historical Records

What Debelak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 516 census records available for the last name Debelak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Debelak 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 262 immigration records available for the last name Debelak. 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 264 military records available for the last name Debelak. For the veterans among your Debelak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Debelak Life Expectancy

What is the average Debelak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Debelak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Debelak in 1953 was 46, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Debelak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Debelak 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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