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Konik Family History

Konik Name Meaning

Polish; Ukrainian and Rusyn (standard transliteration Konyk); Slovak and Czech (Koník); Sorbian (also Kónik): from Polish and Upper Sorbian konik Ukrainian konyk Slovak and Czech koník Lower Sorbian kónik ‘small horse’ most probably a nickname for someone thought to resemble a pony in some way for example in short stature or docile temperament. The Sorbian surname is found mainly in Germanized forms such as Kunick . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Koenig .

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

Similar surnames: Kosik, Kocik, Kozik, Konig, Krolik, Kolek, Kosnik, Kolak, Kobak

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Where is the Konik family from?

You can see how Konik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Konik family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Konik families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Konik's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Konik families in 1920.
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What did your Konik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Konik. 23% of Konik men worked as a Laborer and 38% of Konik women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Konik were Clerk and Examiner. .

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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
  • New Worker
  • Labor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Examiner
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Census Records

There are 872 census records available for the last name Konik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Konik 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 768 immigration records available for the last name Konik. 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 279 military records available for the last name Konik. For the veterans among your Konik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Konik lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Konik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Konik in 1961 was 65, and 78 in 2004.

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