Salek Family History

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Salek Name Meaning

Czech (Šálek): from a pet form of the personal name Šalamoun (see Solomon). Muslim: variant of Salik.

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


Similar surnames: Malek, Salak, Balek, Halek, Samek, Palek, Valek, Salk, Walek, Sulek

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Salek Family Origin

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Salek Family Occupations

What did your Salek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Salek family was Whitewasher. The most common Salek occupation in the USA was Keeps Drygoods Store. 33% of Salek's were Keeps Drygoods Stores. Keeps Drygoods Store and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salek.

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  • Keeps Drygoods Store

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Whitewasher

    33%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Salek ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Salek Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salek 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Salek. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Salek. For the veterans among your Salek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salek Life Expectancy

What is the average Salek lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Salek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Salek in 1954 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salek 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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