Godek Family History

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Godek Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Godzislaw, composed of Slavic godzic ‘to reconcile’ + slav ‘glory’. (Godek) see Gondek.

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


Similar surnames: Bolek, Godel, Radek, Loden, Kolek, Gondek, Kosek, Godin, Hosek, Boden

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Godek Family Origin

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Godek Family Occupations

What did your Godek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Godek. 14% of Godek men worked as a Laborer and 5% of Godek women worked as a Stitcher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Godek were Clerk and Spinner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Machinist
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stitcher
    5%
  • Housekeeper
    4%
  • Housework
    4%
  • Spinner
    4%

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

Godek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Godek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Godek 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 667 immigration records available for the last name Godek. 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 829 military records available for the last name Godek. For the veterans among your Godek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Godek Life Expectancy

What is the average Godek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Godek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Godek in 1957 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

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