Jacka Family History

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Jacka Name Meaning

English (Cornwall and Wales): variant of Jack. Czech (Jacka), Polish, and German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form (Czech Jac, Polish Jacz) of any of the various Slavic personal names beginning with Ja-, for example Jakub, Jan, Jacenty (see Jacek).

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


Similar surnames: Jach, Jarka, Jacko, Jack, Janka, Dacko, Jacky, Raska, Bacha, Kaska

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Jacka Family Origin

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Jacka Family Occupations

What did your Jacka ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Colliery Hewer Below and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jacka. 6% of Jacka men worked as a Colliery Hewer Below and 52% of Jacka women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jacka were Assistant Collier Repairer and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Colliery Hewer Below
    6%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Insurance Agent Retired
    4%
  • Assistant Collier Repairer
    2%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    52%
  • Assistant Teacher
    2%
  • Barmaid At Hotel
    2%
  • Domestic Duties
    2%

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

Jacka Historical Records

What Jacka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Jacka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jacka 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Jacka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 666 military records available for the last name Jacka. For the veterans among your Jacka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jacka Life Expectancy

What is the average Jacka lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Jacka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Jacka in 1944 was 23, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jacka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jacka 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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