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Tak Family History

Tak Name Meaning

Korean (T’ak): there is one Chinese character and one clan associated with this surname. The founding ancestor, T’ak Chi-yop, was a Koryo Kingdom scholar who settled in the Kwangju area of Cholla South Province. Indian (northern states): Hindu (Rajput) name of unknown meaning based on the name of a Rajput clan.

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

Similar surnames: Tan, Pak, Oak, Tank, Bak, Tao, Rao, Mak, Tay, Tack

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Where is the Tak family from?

You can see how Tak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tak families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Tak family living in Alabama. This was 100% of all the recorded Tak's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Tak families in 1840.
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What did your Tak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Tak. 67% of Tak men worked as a Farmer.

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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
  • Laborer
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Tak. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Tak. For the veterans among your Tak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tak lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Tak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Tak in 1967 was 78, and 70 in 2004.

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