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Lysiak Family History

Lysiak Name Meaning

Polish (Łysiak): nickname for a man with a bald pate from Polish łysy ‘bald’ + the noun suffix -ak.

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


Similar surnames: Lysek, Lysak, Lesiak, Bosak, Lisak, Kusiak, Lesniak, Kasak, Rusak

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Where is the Lysiak family from?

You can see how Lysiak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lysiak family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Lysiak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Lysiak families living in New Jersey. This was about 13% of all the recorded Lysiak's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Lysiak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lysiak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lysiak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lysiak. 31% of Lysiak men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lysiak women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lysiak were Farmer and Sewing Operator. .

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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
    31%
  • Moulder
    10%
  • Painter
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Baker
    25%
  • Sewing Operator
    25%
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What Lysiak family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 845 census records available for the last name Lysiak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lysiak 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 398 immigration records available for the last name Lysiak. 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 275 military records available for the last name Lysiak. For the veterans among your Lysiak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lysiak lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lysiak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Lysiak in 1952 was 60, and 71 in 2004.

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