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Kovalcik Family History

Kovalcik Surname Meaning

Slovak Rusyn (from Slovakia) and Czech (Kovalčík also Kovalčik): from a diminutive of Kovaľ Koval ‘smith’. Compare Kovalchik and Kowalchik .

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


Similar surnames: Kovalik, Kovalchik, Kovacik, Kovalchick, Kovack, Kovac, Kovalsky

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Where is the Kovalcik family from?

You can see how Kovalcik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovalcik family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kovalcik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Kovalcik families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 33% of all the recorded Kovalcik's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kovalcik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovalcik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovalcik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovalcik. 37% of Kovalcik men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Kovalcik women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovalcik were Miner and Typist. .

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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

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Butcher
    9%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    19%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Typist
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovalcik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovalcik 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 364 immigration records available for the last name Kovalcik. 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 665 military records available for the last name Kovalcik. For the veterans among your Kovalcik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovalcik lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kovalcik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Kovalcik in 1954 was 35, and 70 in 2004.

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