Deak Name Meaning

Hungarian (Deák): occupational or status name for a notary, scholar, priest teacher, or someone who could write in medieval Latin, deák. In old Hungarian texts the word deák refers to the Latin language, which was officially used in Hungary both in secular and ecclesiastical writing as late as the 18th century. The surname is also found in Austria, where it is sometimes spelled Deack. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Dieck.

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


Similar surnames: Dean, Peak, Deal, Deam, Deck, Dear, Deas, Denk, Raak, Dede

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Deak Family Origin

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Deak Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Deak family was Laborer. The most common Deak occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Deak's were Farmings. Farming and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Deak.

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Deak Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Deak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Deak in 1953 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deak

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