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Novik Family History

Novik Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from a village in Belarus called Noviki. Compare Novick .

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


Similar surnames: Novick, Lovik, Novak, Nova, Lovick, Navia, Popik, Nowik, Torvik

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Where is the Novik family from?

You can see how Novik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Novik family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Novik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Novik families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 17% of all the recorded Novik's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Novik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Novik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Novik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Novik. 46% of Novik men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Novik women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Novik were Proprietor and Machine 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
    46%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Proprietor
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    43%
  • Housework
    29%
  • Machine Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Novik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novik 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 862 immigration records available for the last name Novik. 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 288 military records available for the last name Novik. For the veterans among your Novik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Novik lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Novik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Novik in 1962 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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