Hodak Family History

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Hodak Name Meaning

Croatian, Serbian, or Czech: from a short form of an Old Slavic personal name formed with hod ‘good’, as for example Hodislav or Hodemysl. Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): probably from a variant spelling of chodak ‘clog’, ‘wooden shoe’, a metonymic occupational name for a clog maker.

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


Similar surnames: Hock, Dolak, Polak, Bosak, Kolak, Hodapp, Honan, Hoak, Rodak, Rodas

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Hodak Family Origin

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Hodak Family Occupations

What did your Hodak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Hodak. 20% of Hodak men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Hodak women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hodak were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Labor
    5%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    12%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%

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

Hodak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Hodak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hodak 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Hodak. 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 531 military records available for the last name Hodak. For the veterans among your Hodak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hodak Life Expectancy

What is the average Hodak lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Hodak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Hodak in 1960 was 58, and 67 in 2004.

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