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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • House Carpenter

    13%
  • House Painter

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kurka family was House Painter. Farmer, Cooper and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kurka. The most common Kurka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Kurka's were Farmers.

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Kurka Historical Records

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Kurka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurka

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