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Hayek Name Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Hájek see Hajek .

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


Similar surnames: Hajek, Haye, Hayer, Haer, Hanek, Lasek, Halek, Hayes, Hamer, Sadek

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Where is the Hayek family from?

You can see how Hayek families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hayek family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Hayek families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Hayek family living in Middlesex. This was about 50% of all the recorded Hayek's in United Kingdom. Middlesex and 1 other county had the highest population of Hayek families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hayek surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hayek ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hayek. 31% of Hayek men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Hayek women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hayek were New Worker and Sales Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    21%
  • Maid
    21%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Sales Clerk
    13%
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What Hayek family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hayek. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hayek 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 772 immigration records available for the last name Hayek. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hayek. For the veterans among your Hayek ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hayek lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hayek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hayek in 1955 was 63, and 80 in 2004.

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