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Demchak Family History

Demchak Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Demcák, or Polish Demczak, from a pet form of a vernacular form (Czech and Slovak Demet(e)r, Polish Dymitr) of the Greek personal name Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou). Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal name Demjan (see Damian).

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


Similar surnames: Demchuk, Dembek, Demyan, Rehak, Adamczak, Deck, Dech, Kopchak, Deshaw

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Where is the Demchak family from?

You can see how Demchak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demchak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Demchak families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 22 Demchak families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 45% of all the recorded Demchak's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Demchak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demchak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demchak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Demchak. 39% of Demchak men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Demchak women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demchak were Carpenter and Bookkeeper.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    39%
  • Miner
    21%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Domestic
    22%
  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Housework
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Passenger Lists

There are 172 immigration records available for the last name Demchak. 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 Cards

There are 599 military records available for the last name Demchak. For the veterans among your Demchak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demchak lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Demchak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Demchak in 1944 was 23, and 85 in 2004.

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