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Naik Surname Meaning

Indian: from Sanskrit nāyaka ‘chief leader’.

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


Similar surnames: Nair, Naidu, Malik, Hain, Nack, Kain, Nail, Haik, Maia, Naim

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Where is the Naik family from?

You can see how Naik families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Naik family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Naik families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 2 Naik families living in Monmouthshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Naik's in United Kingdom. Monmouthshire had the highest population of Naik families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Naik surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Naik ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Naik. 100% of Naik women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 273 census records available for the last name Naik. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Naik 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 Naik. 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 102 military records available for the last name Naik. For the veterans among your Naik ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Naik lifespan?

Between 1980 and 2004, in the United States, Naik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Naik in 1980 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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