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Novakovic Family History

Novakovic Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian (Novaković): patronymic from the personal name Novak itself derived from the adjective nov ‘new’.

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

Similar surnames: Novakovich, Jovanovic, Kovacevic, Jovanovich, Novak, Boskovich

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Where is the Novakovic family from?

You can see how Novakovic families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Novakovic family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Novakovic families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Novakovic families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Novakovic's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Novakovic families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Novakovic surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Novakovic ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Novakovic. 50% of Novakovic 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
  • Farmer
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What Novakovic family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 473 census records available for the last name Novakovic. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novakovic 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Novakovic. 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 468 military records available for the last name Novakovic. For the veterans among your Novakovic ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Novakovic lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2002, in the United States, Novakovic life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Novakovic in 1953 was 45, and 77 in 2002.

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