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Pauk Name Meaning

German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a drummer, from Middle High German pauk ‘drum’. Compare Peikert.

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


Similar surnames: Kauk, Park, Pack, Baum, Mauk, Plack, Raak, Saum, Paul, Paus

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Where is the Pauk family from?

You can see how Pauk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pauk family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pauk families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Pauk families living in Missouri. This was about 31% of all the recorded Pauk's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Pauk families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pauk surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pauk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pauk. 42% of Pauk men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Pauk women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pauk were Freight Checker and Teacher.

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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

  • Farmer
    42%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Freight Checker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    30%
  • Clerk
    30%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Teacher
    20%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pauk. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pauk 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 401 immigration records available for the last name Pauk. 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 596 military records available for the last name Pauk. For the veterans among your Pauk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pauk lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pauk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Pauk in 1957 was 56, and 84 in 2004.

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