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Lanik Name Meaning

Czech (Moravian; Láník): status name from Czech láník ‘comparatively weathy farmer’, from lán, a comparatively large measure of land. A láník, the Moravian equivalent of the western Czech sedlák (see Sedlak), was a farmer who farmed one or more lán.

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


Similar surnames: Malik, Lasek, Janik, Janek, Danis, Lanich, Yanik, Lank, Panik, Landin

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Where is the Lanik family from?

You can see how Lanik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanik family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lanik families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Lanik families living in Nebraska. This was about 56% of all the recorded Lanik's in the USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Lanik families in 1880.
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What did your Lanik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lanik. 44% of Lanik men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    44%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 707 census records available for the last name Lanik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lanik 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 277 immigration records available for the last name Lanik. 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 103 military records available for the last name Lanik. For the veterans among your Lanik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanik lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2003, in the United States, Lanik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lanik in 1964 was 64, and 75 in 2003.

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