Hajek Name Meaning

occupational name for a woodman or topographic name for someone who lived by a thicket or grove, from Czech hájek ‘thicket’, from háj ‘grove’, or directly from háj ‘grove’, the diminutive suffix -ek being added in forming the surname. occupational name for a keeper of animals (a herd), especially one who looked after horses (an ostler), from hájit ‘to protect’, ‘to defend’.

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


Similar surnames: Hayek, Hack, Hamel, Havel, Lasek, Hamer, Sadek, Haack, Haver, Hanek

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Hajek Family Origin

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Hajek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%
  • Cooper

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hajek. The most common Hajek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Hajek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hajek family was Cooper.

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Between 1947 and 2004, Hajek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hajek in 1947 was 70, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hajek

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