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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Valek

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  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Valek means "A derivative a Valentin or Valentine" and is of Czech origin.
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Valek

Miroslav was born on July 17th, 1927. He passed away on January 27th, 1991.


Erika Valek is a basketball player. Erika was born on April 9th, 1982 in Bucaramanga.


Vladimir was born on September 2nd, 1935.


Jim was born on January 25th, 1928 in Joliet, Illinois. Jim is also known as Valek and James Joseph. He breathed his last breath on September 4th, 2005.


Aline Valek is an author, writer, novelist, editor, and illustrator. Aline was born on July 29th, 1986 in Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


Rafael Valek was a soccer player for the Independiente Santa Fe, Millonarios F.C., Genoa C.F.C., C.D. Oro, Celaya F.C., Irapuato F.C., and Cúcuta Deportivo. Rafael was born on December 18th, 1932 in Bogotá. He passed away on June 17th, 2013.


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Popularity of Valek as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Valek U.S.
  White 95.99% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.67% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Valek

People with the last name Valek are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Valek

  • How Popular is the name Valek? Valek is the 56,406th most popular name of all time. As a last name Valek was the 31,033rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Valek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28 babies born with the first name Valek in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Valek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Valek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Valek is Sunday, September 6th, 1914.
  • What year had the most people named Valek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Valek was in 2000 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Valek: Your name in reverse order is Kelav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eaklv. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Valek? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 748 people with the last name Valek.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Valek? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Valek as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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