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Karasik Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Czech: from a diminutive of karas ‘crucian carp’ (see Karas ) presumably a metonymic occupational name for a carp fisher or a nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish. As a Jewish name it is mainly artificial. Czech: from a derivative of the personal name Karel .

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


Similar surnames: Karas, Karash, Karlik, Kara, Karasek, Karabin, Karnik, Kahanek, Maras

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Where is the Karasik family from?

You can see how Karasik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Karasik family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Karasik families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Karasik's in USA. New York had the highest population of Karasik families in 1920.
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What did your Karasik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Karasik. 14% of Karasik men worked as a Clerk and 50% of Karasik women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karasik were Manager and Clerk. .

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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

  • Clerk
    14%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Manager
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 862 census records available for the last name Karasik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karasik 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 Karasik. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 215 military records available for the last name Karasik. For the veterans among your Karasik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Karasik lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Karasik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Karasik in 1964 was 74, and 67 in 2004.

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