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Lysak Family History

Lysak Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic); Polish (Łysak); Czech and Slovak (Lysák): nickname from Ukrainian lysak Slovak lysák ‘bald-headed man’ Polish łysy Czech lysý ‘bald-headed’.

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


Similar surnames: Lysiak, Lysek, Bosak, Rusak, Lyssy, Rybak, Lisak, Kosak, Vlasak, Sak

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Where is the Lysak family from?

You can see how Lysak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lysak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Lysak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Lysak families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Lysak's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lysak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lysak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lysak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Lysak. 64% of Lysak 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
    64%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lysak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lysak 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 905 immigration records available for the last name Lysak. 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 135 military records available for the last name Lysak. For the veterans among your Lysak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lysak lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Lysak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lysak in 1963 was 72, and 88 in 2003.

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