Resnik Family History

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Resnik Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jewish Reznik ‘ritual slaughterer’. Slovenian: probably a topographic name from resa ‘heather’ (dialect res), or from resnik a type of barley.

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

Similar surnames: Reznik, Lesnik, Resnick, Rasnick, Lesniak, Resner, Reznick, Rasner

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Resnik Family Origin

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Resnik Family Occupations

What did your Resnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Resnik. 10% of Resnik men worked as a Salesman and 14% of Resnik women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Resnik were Laborer and Bench Work

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Adjuster
  • Bench Work

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

Resnik Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Resnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Resnik 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Resnik. 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 503 military records available for the last name Resnik. For the veterans among your Resnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Resnik Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Resnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Resnik in 1963 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

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