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Mednick Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Russian mednik ‘coppersmith’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Melnik, Mitnick, Zelnick, Wernick, Rudnick, Pernick, Metrick, Reznick

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Where is the Mednick family from?

You can see how Mednick families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mednick family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 27 Mednick families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Mednick's in USA. New York had the highest population of Mednick families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mednick surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mednick ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mednick. 16% of Mednick men worked as a Salesman and 21% of Mednick women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mednick were Furrier and Secretary. .

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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

  • Salesman
    16%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Furrier
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Sales Girl
    17%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Secretary
    13%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Mednick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mednick 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Mednick. 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 410 military records available for the last name Mednick. For the veterans among your Mednick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mednick lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mednick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mednick in 1954 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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