Lesnik Family History

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Lesnik Name Meaning

Polish (Lesnik): occupational name for a forester, Polish lesnik, an agent noun derived from les, dialect form of standard Polish las ‘forest’. Slovenian: topographic name from les ‘forest’, ‘bushes’. Slovenian (Lešnik): nickname or topographic name from lešnik ‘hazelnut’ or lešje ‘hazel trees’, or a habitational name for someone from a place called Lešje, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lesniak, Lesiak, Melnik, Lesnick, Resnik, Zeleznik, Leslie, Olejnik

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Lesnik Family Origin

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Lesnik Family Occupations

What did your Lesnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lesnik. 13% of Lesnik men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lesnik women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lesnik were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Typist
    10%
  • Hired Girl
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%

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

Lesnik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 982 census records available for the last name Lesnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesnik 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Lesnik. 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 178 military records available for the last name Lesnik. For the veterans among your Lesnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lesnik Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesnik lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2003, in the United States, Lesnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Lesnik in 1952 was 50, and 63 in 2003.

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