Yanik Family History

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Yanik Name Meaning

Partly Americanized spelling of Polish, Czech, and Hungarian Janik and Slovak Janík. See also German Janick.

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


Similar surnames: Yanick, Janik, Yank, Yanak, Yanek, Panik, Banik, Malik, Yanda, Yunk

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Yanik Family Origin

Where is the Yanik family from?

Yanik Family Occupations

What did your Yanik ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Yanik. 12% of Yanik men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Yanik women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Yanik were Farmer and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Miner
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farmer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    12%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • House Maid
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Yanik Historical Records

What Yanik family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Yanik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yanik census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 195 immigration records available for the last name Yanik. 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 Card

There are 447 military records available for the last name Yanik. For the veterans among your Yanik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yanik Life Expectancy

What is the average Yanik lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Yanik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Yanik in 1962 was 82, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yanik

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yanik ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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