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Machak Family History

Machak Name Meaning

Americanized form of Slovak Mačák and Croatian and Serbian Mačak (see Macak ). Americanized form of Polish Maczak: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Maciej (see Matthew ). Slovak (Machák): patronymic from the personal name Mach .

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

Similar surnames: Machan, Macek, Macha, Macak, Bachar, Machac, Maslak, Mach, Machala

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Where is the Machak family from?

You can see how Machak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Machak family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Machak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Machak families living in Illinois. This was about 17% of all the recorded Machak's in USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Machak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Machak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Machak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Machak. 52% of Machak 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
  • Miner
  • Truck Driver
  • Coal Loader
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Census Records

There are 678 census records available for the last name Machak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Machak 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 Machak. 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 217 military records available for the last name Machak. For the veterans among your Machak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Machak lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Machak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Machak in 1962 was 66, and 79 in 2004.

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