Yanak Family History

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Yanak Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Janák (see Janak).

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

Similar surnames: Yanik, Yank, Yanek, Janak, Yanda, Yanick, Yanez, Yunk, Yanko, Kanak

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Yanak Family Origin

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Yanak Family Occupations

What did your Yanak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yanak. 8% of Yanak men worked as a Clerk and 8% of Yanak women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yanak were Bottle Blower and Fur Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Blacksmith
  • Bottle Blower

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cashier
  • Cigar Wrapper
  • Factory
  • Fur Worker

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

Yanak Historical Records

What Yanak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 503 census records available for the last name Yanak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yanak 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 84 immigration records available for the last name Yanak. 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 174 military records available for the last name Yanak. For the veterans among your Yanak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yanak Life Expectancy

What is the average Yanak lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Yanak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Yanak in 1961 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yanak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yanak 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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