Horak Family History

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Horak Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Horák): topographic name for someone who lived in the mountains, from a noun derivative of hora ‘mountain’.

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


Similar surnames: Hornak, Hora, Dolak, Borak, Horch, Hodak, Hoak, Hoar, Hoad, Oak

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Horak Family Origin

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Horak Family Occupations

What did your Horak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Horak. 23% of Horak men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Horak women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Horak were Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Maid
    10%
  • 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.

Horak Historical Records

What Horak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Horak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horak 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Horak. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Horak. For the veterans among your Horak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horak Life Expectancy

What is the average Horak lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Horak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Horak in 1942 was 51, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horak ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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