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Lesjak Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: topographic name for a forest dweller from dialect les ‘forest’ or a nickname for a cunning or possibly a red-haired man from a dialect pronunciation of lisjak ‘fox’. Compare Lesiak

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

Similar surnames: Lesiak, Lesak, Lesnik, Sestak, Lesniak, Lisak, Lesar, Leja, Lessa

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Where is the Lesjak family from?

You can see how Lesjak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lesjak family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Lesjak families living in Kansas. This was about 25% of all the recorded Lesjak's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Lesjak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lesjak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lesjak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Lesjak. 50% of Lesjak men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Loader
  • Miner
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Census Records

There are 320 census records available for the last name Lesjak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesjak 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Lesjak. 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 106 military records available for the last name Lesjak. For the veterans among your Lesjak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lesjak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lesjak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lesjak in 1963 was 74, and 77 in 2004.

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