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Reznik Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a Jewish ritual slaughterer, from Yiddish reznik (of Slavic origin). Czech (Rezník) and Slovak (Rezník): occupational name for a butcher.

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


Similar surnames: Resnik, Melnik, Reznick, Reznikov, Lennick, Lesnik, Benik, Rudnik

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Where is the Reznik family from?

You can see how Reznik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Reznik family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Reznik families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Reznik families living in Illinois. This was about 26% of all the recorded Reznik's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Reznik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Reznik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Reznik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Reznik. 33% of Reznik men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Reznik women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reznik were Clerk and Cashier.

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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
    33%
  • Salesman
    20%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Mangle Operator
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Cashier
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Reznik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reznik 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Reznik. 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 423 military records available for the last name Reznik. For the veterans among your Reznik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Reznik lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Reznik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reznik in 1957 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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