Cihak Family History

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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

What did your Cihak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cihak. 20% of Cihak men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Cihak women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cihak were Farming and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Maid
    5%

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

Cihak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Cihak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cihak 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 549 immigration records available for the last name Cihak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 586 military records available for the last name Cihak. For the veterans among your Cihak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cihak Life Expectancy

What is the average Cihak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cihak

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