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Rozek Name Meaning

Polish (Rożek Różek): nickname from rożek diminutive form or róg ‘horn’. This word is found in the idiomatic expression wystawić różki ‘to become impertinent’ which is a likely source of the nickname. The variant Różek occurs almost exclusively in region of Pomerania. Czech (Rožek): nickname from the vocabulary word rožek a diminutive of roh ‘horn’. In Czech dialect this word also means ‘croissant’; as such it may be a nickname for a baker or pastry chef.

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


Similar surnames: Ruzek, Rojek, Brozek, Rezek, Rozak, Kolek, Nosek, Bobek, Bozek, Bezek

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Where is the Rozek family from?

You can see how Rozek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rozek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Rozek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Rozek families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rozek's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rozek families in 1911.
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What did your Rozek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rozek. 31% of Rozek men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Rozek women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rozek were New Worker and Maid. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 772 immigration records available for the last name Rozek. 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 Cards

There are 999 military records available for the last name Rozek. For the veterans among your Rozek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rozek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Rozek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Rozek in 1954 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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