Dvorak Family History

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Dvorak Name Meaning

Czech (Dvorák): status name for a rich farmer, one who owned a manor house, from Czech dvur ‘manor’, ‘estate’, or in some cases an occupational name for someone who worked at a manor house rather than on the land. Compare Sedlak. In Moravia the term denoted a freeholder subject only to the king. This is the fourth most common surname in the Czech lands.

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


Similar surnames: Dworak, Dvorsky, Dolak, Borak, Horak, Dornak, Koran, Slovak, Dora

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Dvorak Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Dvorak name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Dvorak. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    27%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    22%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Norway

    5%

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Dvorak Family Origin

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Dvorak Family Occupations

What did your Dvorak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dvorak family was Tailor. Farmer, Cutter and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dvorak. The most common Dvorak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Dvorak's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Cutter

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

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

Dvorak Historical Records

What Dvorak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Dvorak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dvorak 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dvorak. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Dvorak. For the veterans among your Dvorak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dvorak Life Expectancy

What is the average Dvorak lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Dvorak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dvorak in 1943 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dvorak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dvorak 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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