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Kovack Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Czech (Moravian) Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Kováč or Kovač Slovenian Serbian and Croatian Kovač (see Kovac ) all meaning ‘smith’. Compare Kovach .

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


Similar surnames: Kovac, Kovach, Kovatch, Kovash, Kovacik, Novak, Kovats, Kovacic

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Where is the Kovack family from?

You can see how Kovack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovack family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Kovack families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Kovack families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kovack's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kovack families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovack ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovack. 30% of Kovack men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Kovack women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovack were Truck Driver and Housewife. .

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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
    30%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Painter
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    14%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Servant
    12%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kovack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovack 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 328 immigration records available for the last name Kovack. 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 571 military records available for the last name Kovack. For the veterans among your Kovack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovack lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kovack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kovack in 1953 was 58, and 89 in 2004.

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