Rezek Family History

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Rezek Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for someone with red hair, from a derivative of rezarý ‘red’, ‘rusty’. Slovenian (Režek): probably a nickname for a person who was habitually smirking, from režek, from an agent noun derivative of režati se ‘to smirk’.

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

Similar surnames: Bezek, Jezek, Rozek, Reger, Petek, Rezac, Pesek, Reder, Revak, Reker

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Rezek Family Origin

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Rezek Family Occupations

What did your Rezek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rezek. 10% of Rezek men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Rezek women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rezek were Carpenter and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • New Worker

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

Rezek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rezek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rezek 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 836 immigration records available for the last name Rezek. 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 689 military records available for the last name Rezek. For the veterans among your Rezek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rezek Life Expectancy

What is the average Rezek lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Rezek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Rezek in 1957 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rezek 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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