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Jirak Family History

Jirak Surname Meaning

Czech (Jirák): patronymic from the personal name Jiři an equivalent of Latin Georgius (see George ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Jirik, Jirsa, Jerzak, Juras, Jura, Juran, Jurik, Janak, Jonak, Mira

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Where is the Jirak family from?

You can see how Jirak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jirak family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jirak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Jirak families living in Minnesota. This was about 73% of all the recorded Jirak's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Jirak families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jirak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jirak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jirak. 63% of Jirak men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Jirak women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jirak were Farming and Maid. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    63%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Plumber
    6%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    43%
  • Typist
    29%
  • Maid
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jirak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jirak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 242 immigration records available for the last name Jirak. 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 Cards

There are 338 military records available for the last name Jirak. For the veterans among your Jirak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jirak lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Jirak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jirak in 1940 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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