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Simak Family History

Simak Surname Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Šimák): from a pet form of the personal name Šimon (see Simon ). The surname of Slovak origin is also found in Serbia (Vojvodina) where it is also spelled Šimak.

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


Similar surnames: Siman, Sima, Simar, Simek, Simao, Simcik, Sirak, Shimek, Sim, Simas

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Where is the Simak family from?

You can see how Simak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Simak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Simak families living in Iowa. This was about 56% of all the recorded Simak's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Simak families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Simak. 40% of Simak men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Simak women worked as a Maid. .

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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
    40%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 870 census records available for the last name Simak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simak 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Simak. 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 249 military records available for the last name Simak. For the veterans among your Simak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simak lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Simak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Simak in 1952 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

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