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Dak Family History

Dak Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Pak, Day, Daw, Mak, Rak, Oak, Deak, Dai, Bak, Sak

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Where is the Dak family from?

You can see how Dak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dak family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Dak families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Dak family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Dak's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Dak families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Dak. 45% of Dak 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    45%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Machinist
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dak 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 308 immigration records available for the last name Dak. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Dak. For the veterans among your Dak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dak lifespan?

Between 1972 and 1992, in the United States, Dak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Dak in 1972 was 82, and 72 in 1992.

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