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Hajduk Name Meaning

Polish and Rusyn (from Slovakia Poland Serbia and Croatia); Slovak (also Hajdúk): status name for an armed retainer in the service of local landowners from the term hajduk borrowed from Hungarian (see Hajdu ) which was also used to denote a Hungarian foot soldier in the Polish army in the 16th century and an insurgent rebel (see 2 below). Compare Hejduk . Croatian: status name of Hungarian origin (see Hajdu compare 1 above) for an insurgent rebel and by extension also for a highwayman bandit. Czech: variant of Hejduk a cognate of 1 above. Compare Haiduk Hayduk and Hyduk and also Hydock .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Hejduk, Hajdu, Sajdak, Sadek, Vajda, Haydu, Hajek, Hayduk, Haack

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Where is the Hajduk family from?

You can see how Hajduk families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hajduk family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Hajduk families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Hajduk families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Hajduk's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Hajduk families in 1911.
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What did your Hajduk ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hajduk. 30% of Hajduk men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Hajduk women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hajduk were Tailor and Assembler. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Laborer
  • Housekeeper
  • Assembler
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There are 722 military records available for the last name Hajduk. For the veterans among your Hajduk ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hajduk lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Hajduk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Hajduk in 1947 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

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