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Lesniak Family History

Lesniak Name Meaning
Polish (Lesniak): occupational name for a woodman or forester, a derivative of les ‘forest’.Altered spelling of Slovenian Lesnjak, topographic name from les ‘forest’, ‘bushes’, or of Lešnjak, nickname from an archaic spelling of lešnik ‘hazelnut’.

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

23,836 Historical Documents with Lesniak on Ancestry.com
12,076 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,743 Military Records
2,091 Immigration Records
3,645 Census and Voter Lists
4,281 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lesniak Families

  • Number of Lesniak families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lesniak census records

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Lesniak Family Origin

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Lesniak Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lesniak

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Lesniak Family Occupations

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Military Service by Lesniak

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