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Korsak Family History

Korsak Name Meaning

Polish Belorussian and Ukrainian: nickname from korsak ‘corsac steppe fox’ a loanword from Turkish karsak.

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


Similar surnames: Kozak, Kobak, Koral, Kolak, Bosak, Kossak, Kossack, Korda, Kosek

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Where is the Korsak family from?

You can see how Korsak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Korsak family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Korsak families living in New Jersey. This was about 19% of all the recorded Korsak's in USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Korsak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Korsak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Korsak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Korsak. 49% of Korsak men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Korsak women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Korsak were Farmer 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
    49%
  • Butcher
    12%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Farmer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    37%
  • Operator
    37%
  • Bookkeeper
    28%
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What Korsak family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 846 census records available for the last name Korsak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Korsak 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 528 immigration records available for the last name Korsak. 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 447 military records available for the last name Korsak. For the veterans among your Korsak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Korsak lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Korsak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Korsak in 1962 was 77, and 89 in 2004.

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