Shestak Family History

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Shestak Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Sestak, Shostak, Cuesta, Testa, Chester, Mestas, Shelstad, Lesiak

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Shestak Family Origin

Where is the Shestak family from?

Shestak Family Occupations

What did your Shestak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Shestak occupation in the USA was Clerks In Store. 33% of Shestak's were Clerks In Stores. Clerks In Store and Farmer And Stone-Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Shestak. A less common occupation for the Shestak family was Washer Woman.

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  • Clerks In Store

  • Farmer And Stone-Mason

  • Washer Woman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Shestak ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Shestak Historical Records

What Shestak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 711 census records available for the last name Shestak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shestak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Shestak

Passenger List

There are 108 immigration records available for the last name Shestak. 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 183 military records available for the last name Shestak. For the veterans among your Shestak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Shestak Life Expectancy

What is the average Shestak lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Shestak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Shestak in 1965 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Shestak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Shestak 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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