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Novack Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Czech Slovak or Rusyn (from Slovakia) Novák and Slovenian Croatian Serbian Ukrainian or Rusyn Novak both generally meaning ‘newcomer’.

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


Similar surnames: Nowack, Novick, Kovack, Romack, Horack, Novacek, Nack, Hovick, Kovach

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Where is the Novack family from?

You can see how Novack families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Novack family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Novack families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Novack families living in Manitoba. This was about 34% of all the recorded Novack's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Novack families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Novack surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Novack ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Novack. 60% of Novack men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Novack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Novack 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 Novack. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Novack. For the veterans among your Novack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Novack lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Novack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Novack in 1951 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

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