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Wasik Family History

Wasik Name Meaning

Polish (Wasik): descriptive nickname from a diminutive of was ‘moustache’ (see Was). Polish and Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal name Wasyl, Polish form of Greek Basileios (see Basil). Eastern German: nickname from Sorbian wasik ‘crawler’.

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


Similar surnames: Wasil, Kasik, Lasek, Balik, Waszak, Galik, Jasek, Janik, Hasek, Malik

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Where is the Wasik family from?

You can see how Wasik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wasik family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Wasik families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Wasik families living in Illinois. This was about 20% of all the recorded Wasik's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Wasik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wasik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wasik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wasik. 33% of Wasik men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Wasik women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wasik were Assembler and New Worker.

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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%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Assembler
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    10%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wasik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasik 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Wasik. 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 776 military records available for the last name Wasik. For the veterans among your Wasik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wasik lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Wasik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Wasik in 1945 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

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