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Hanak Family History

Hanak Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Hanák rarely Haňák); Polish:: habitational name for someone from Haná a region in central Moravia. from a shortened pet form of the Latin and German personal name Johannes (see John ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Manak, Janak, Hanek, Hanan, Hasek, Raak, Tank, Honan, Hanas, Hank

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Where is the Hanak family from?

You can see how Hanak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Hanak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Hanak families living in California. This was about 55% of all the recorded Hanak's in USA. California had the highest population of Hanak families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hanak. 29% of Hanak men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Hanak women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanak were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    25%
  • Machine Operator
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hanak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanak 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanak. 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 773 military records available for the last name Hanak. For the veterans among your Hanak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Hanak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Hanak in 1963 was 74, and 76 in 2004.

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