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Gavlick Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Gawlik .

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


Similar surnames: Garlick, Malick, Galik, Gawlik, Garrick, Gallik, Wallick, Pavlick

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Where is the Gavlick family from?

You can see how Gavlick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gavlick family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Gavlick families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 2 Gavlick families living in Illinois. This was about 13% of all the recorded Gavlick's in USA. Illinois and 3 other states had the highest population of Gavlick families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gavlick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gavlick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gavlick. 67% of Gavlick men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gavlick women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gavlick were Weaver and General Housework. .

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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
    67%
  • Weaver
    34%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Telephone Operator
    34%
  • General Housework
    34%
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Census Records

There are 451 census records available for the last name Gavlick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gavlick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 30 immigration records available for the last name Gavlick. 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 152 military records available for the last name Gavlick. For the veterans among your Gavlick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gavlick lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Gavlick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Gavlick in 1966 was 57, and 73 in 2004.

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