Spivak Family History

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Spivak Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Ukrainian: from Ukrainian spivak ‘singer’. As a Jewish name it is an occupational name for a cantor in a synagogue.

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


Similar surnames: Spevak, Spiewak, Spiwak, Spivack, Sivak, Sliva, Spiro, Piva, Spisak

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Spivak Family Origin

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Spivak Family Occupations

What did your Spivak ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Barman and Incopacitated were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Spivak. 34% of Spivak men worked as a Barman and 34% of Spivak women worked as an Incopacitated. Some less common occupations for Americans named Spivak were Chef and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Barman
    34%
  • Book Repair
    34%
  • Chef
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Incopacitated
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    34%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%

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

Spivak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Spivak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spivak 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Spivak. 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 748 military records available for the last name Spivak. For the veterans among your Spivak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spivak Life Expectancy

What is the average Spivak lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Spivak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Spivak in 1945 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spivak

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