Jezek Family History

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Jezek Name Meaning

Czech and Slovenian (Ježek): from ježek ‘hedgehog’, probably a nickname for a prickly or unapproachable man.

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


Similar surnames: Rezek, Bezek, Jez, Jelen, Pesek, Cizek, Petek, Rozek, Jereb, Bezdek

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Jezek Family Origin

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Jezek Family Occupations

What did your Jezek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jezek. 15% of Jezek men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Jezek women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jezek were Butcher and Bench Hand

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Butcher
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Chief Operator
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Bench Hand
    4%

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

Jezek Historical Records

What Jezek family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jezek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jezek 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 678 immigration records available for the last name Jezek. 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 591 military records available for the last name Jezek. For the veterans among your Jezek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jezek Life Expectancy

What is the average Jezek lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Jezek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Jezek in 1962 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jezek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jezek 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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