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Resnik Family History

Resnik Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Jewish Reznik ‘ritual slaughterer’. Slovenian: probably a topographic name from resa ‘heather’ (dialect res), or from resnik a type of barley.

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


Similar surnames: Reznik, Lesnik, Resnick, Rasnick, Lesniak, Resner, Reznick, Rasner

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Where is the Resnik family from?

You can see how Resnik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Resnik family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Resnik families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 26 Resnik families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Resnik's in USA. New York had the highest population of Resnik families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Resnik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Resnik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Resnik. 19% of Resnik men worked as a Salesman and 67% of Resnik women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Resnik were Lawyer 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

  • Salesman
    19%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Lawyer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    67%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Resnik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Resnik 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Resnik. 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 503 military records available for the last name Resnik. For the veterans among your Resnik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Resnik lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Resnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Resnik in 1963 was 80, and 78 in 2004.

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