Racek Family History

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Racek Name Meaning

Czech: from a reduced form of a personal name such as Radoslav or Radomir, formed with the first element rad- ‘joyful’.

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

Similar surnames: Radek, Lacek, Macek, Rack, Pacek, Vacek, Wacek, Race, Jacek, Marek

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Racek Family Origin

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Racek Family Occupations

What did your Racek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Racek. 47% of Racek men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Racek women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Racek were Pressman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Shipping Clerk
  • Pressman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Housewife

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

Racek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Racek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Racek 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 423 immigration records available for the last name Racek. 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 246 military records available for the last name Racek. For the veterans among your Racek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Racek Life Expectancy

What is the average Racek lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Racek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Racek in 1963 was 76, and 62 in 2004.

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