Patak Family History

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Patak Name Meaning

Hungarian: either a topographic name from patak ‘creek’ or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. Czech (Paták): an old surname meaning ‘five’, probably from a house sign.

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


Similar surnames: Pataky, Patek, Paar, Mata, Lata, Pak, Tatar, Raak, Panek, Ptak

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Patak Family Origin

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Patak Family Occupations

What did your Patak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Patak. 35% of Patak men worked as a Farmer and 36% of Patak women worked as a Farm Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Patak were Barber and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Barber
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
    36%
  • Household
    24%
  • Waitress
    18%
  • Housework
    12%

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

Patak Historical Records

What Patak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Patak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Patak 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Patak. 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 258 military records available for the last name Patak. For the veterans among your Patak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Patak Life Expectancy

What is the average Patak lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Patak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Patak in 1965 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Patak 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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