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Kovalik Family History

Kovalik Surname Meaning

Ukrainian (standard transliteration Kovalyk); Czech (mainly Kovalík) and Slovak (also Kovalík Koválik): from a diminutive of koval ‘smith’ (see Koval ).

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


Similar surnames: Kovalcik, Kovalsky, Kovacik, Kovalick, Kovalchik, Koval, Kowalik

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Where is the Kovalik family from?

You can see how Kovalik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovalik family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kovalik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Kovalik families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Kovalik's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kovalik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovalik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovalik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovalik. 38% of Kovalik men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Kovalik women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovalik were Mechanic and Sandwich Maker. .

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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
    38%
  • Miner
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Mechanic
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    29%
  • Packer
    15%
  • Maid
    15%
  • Sandwich Maker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovalik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovalik 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 469 immigration records available for the last name Kovalik. 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 535 military records available for the last name Kovalik. For the veterans among your Kovalik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovalik lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Kovalik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Kovalik in 1961 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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