Cernak Family History

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Cernak Name Meaning

Czech (Cernák) and Slovak (Cernak): nickname from cierny ‘black’, ‘dark’.

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

Similar surnames: Cerna, Cernik, Cermak, Cerny, Cerne, Czerniak, Benak, Dornak, Cerney

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Cernak Family Origin

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Cernak Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cernak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Cernak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 782 census records available for the last name Cernak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cernak 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 479 immigration records available for the last name Cernak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 268 military records available for the last name Cernak. For the veterans among your Cernak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cernak Life Expectancy

What is the average Cernak lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Cernak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Cernak in 1959 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cernak 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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