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Sobczyk Family History

Sobczyk Name Meaning

Polish: from a diminutive form of the personal name Sobek, a pet form of Sobieslaw (see Sobczak).

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


Similar surnames: Sobczak, Tomczyk, Sobek, Szymczyk, Stanczyk, Jurczyk, Tomczak

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Where is the Sobczyk family from?

You can see how Sobczyk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sobczyk family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Sobczyk families living in Illinois. This was about 30% of all the recorded Sobczyk's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Sobczyk families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sobczyk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sobczyk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sobczyk. 53% of Sobczyk men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Sobczyk women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sobczyk were Press Operator and Paper Sorter.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    53%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Baker
    9%
  • Press Operator
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Paper Sorter
    29%
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What Sobczyk family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 984 census records available for the last name Sobczyk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sobczyk census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 468 immigration records available for the last name Sobczyk. 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 522 military records available for the last name Sobczyk. For the veterans among your Sobczyk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sobczyk lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Sobczyk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Sobczyk in 1954 was 37, and 62 in 2004.

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