Kurka Family History

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Kurka Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for someone thought to resemble a hen, from a diminutive of kura ‘hen’, ‘domestic fowl’.

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


Similar surnames: Kulka, Turk, Kupka, Kurta, Rutka, Hubka, Butka, Burka, Kunka, Kuna

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Kurka Family Origin

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Kurka Family Occupations

What did your Kurka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kurka. 12% of Kurka men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Kurka women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kurka were Salesman and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Seamstress
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    4%

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

Kurka Historical Records

What Kurka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kurka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurka 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 615 immigration records available for the last name Kurka. 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 548 military records available for the last name Kurka. For the veterans among your Kurka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurka Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurka lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Kurka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Kurka in 1957 was 100, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurka 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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