Slovak Family History

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Slovak Name Meaning

Czech (Slovák): ethnic name for a Slovak, someone from Slovakia or one whose native language was Slovak.

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


Similar surnames: Slezak, Slovacek, Sestak, Sloman, Novak, Sotak, Spisak, Smola, Slazak

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Slovak Family Origin

Where is the Slovak family from?

Slovak Family Occupations

What did your Slovak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slovak. 27% of Slovak men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Slovak women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slovak were Farm Labor and Bar Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Farm Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    17%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    13%
  • Bar Maid
    13%

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

Slovak Historical Records

What Slovak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Slovak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slovak 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Slovak. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Slovak. For the veterans among your Slovak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slovak Life Expectancy

What is the average Slovak lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Slovak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Slovak in 1944 was 24, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slovak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Slovak 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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