Nowack Family History

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Nowack Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): Germanized spelling of Czech and Slovak Novak or Polish Nowak.

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

Similar surnames: Novack, Boback, Novak, Kovack, Horack, Romack, Koback, Hoback, Polack

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Nowack Family Origin

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Nowack Family Occupations

What did your Nowack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nowack. 9% of Nowack men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Nowack women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nowack were Machinist and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Nowack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Nowack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowack census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Nowack. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Nowack. For the veterans among your Nowack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nowack Life Expectancy

What is the average Nowack lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nowack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nowack in 1945 was 33, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nowack ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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