Kolak Family History

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Kolak Name Meaning

Croatian or Serbian: a nickname of Turkish origin, denoting someone who had lost a hand. Polish (Kolak): probably from a pet form of the personal name Mikolaj, Polish form of Nicholas.

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

Similar surnames: Kolek, Dolak, Kobak, Kozak, Kula, Wolak, Kosak, Polak, Kocan, Kosek

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Kolak Family Origin

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Kolak Family Occupations

What did your Kolak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kolak. 37% of Kolak men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kolak women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolak were Labor and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housewife

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

Kolak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kolak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolak 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 563 immigration records available for the last name Kolak. 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 404 military records available for the last name Kolak. For the veterans among your Kolak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolak Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolak lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Kolak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Kolak in 1962 was 80, and 45 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolak 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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