Cihak Name Meaning

occupational name for a fowler, cihar, from cíhat ‘to lie in wait’; metonymic occupational name for a blacksmith, from cihák, which denoted one of the implements used by blacksmiths.

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


Similar surnames: Ciha, Char, Cira, Cham, Cina, Mihal, Ishak, Chalk, Iha, Cihlar

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Cihak Family Origin

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Cihak Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    20%
  • Dress Maker

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Labr

    20%

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In 1880, the most common Cihak occupation in the USA was Cooper. 20% of Cihak's were Coopers. A less common occupation for the Cihak family was Labr. Cooper, Dress Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cihak.

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Cihak Historical Records

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Cihak Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Cihak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cihak in 1953 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cihak

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