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Xenakis Family History

Xenakis Name Meaning

Greek: patronymic from Xenos ‘stranger’, ‘newcomer’. The -akis patronymic is particularly common in Crete, where it was adopted massively in the 19th century.

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


Similar surnames: Petrakis, Xenos, Dennis, Jenkins, Bennis, Benis, Hennis, Henkes

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Where is the Xenakis family from?

You can see how Xenakis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Xenakis family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 4 Xenakis families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Xenakis's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Xenakis families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Xenakis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Xenakis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cook was the top reported job for people in the US named Xenakis. 29% of Xenakis men worked as a Cook.

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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

  • Cook
    29%
  • Proprietor
    15%
  • Waiter
    15%
  • Chef
    15%
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Census Records

There are 338 census records available for the last name Xenakis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Xenakis 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 546 immigration records available for the last name Xenakis. 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 146 military records available for the last name Xenakis. For the veterans among your Xenakis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Xenakis lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Xenakis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Xenakis in 1961 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

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