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Lesniak Name Meaning

Polish (Lesniak): occupational name for a woodman or forester, a derivative of les ‘forest’. Altered spelling of Slovenian Lesnjak, topographic name from les ‘forest’, ‘bushes’, or of Lešnjak, nickname from an archaic spelling of lešnik ‘hazelnut’.

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


Similar surnames: Lesnik, Lesiak, Lesnick, Lesak, Resnik, Lipnick, Lesar, Bernick, Leik

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Lesniak Family Origin

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Lesniak Family Occupations

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Lesniak Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Lesniak Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lesniak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lesniak in 1949 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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