Deak Family History

14-Day Free Trial


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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Deak Family Origin

Where is the Deak family from?

Deak Family Occupations

What did your Deak ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Deak | Data not to scale

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


United States shown, Canada data unavailable

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

Deak Historical Records

What Deak family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Deak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deak census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Deak

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Deak immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deak. For the veterans among your Deak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Deak military records

You've only scratched the surface of Deak family history.

Deak Life Expectancy

What is the average Deak lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deak 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.

Look up another name