Nitka Family History

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Nitka Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname from Polish nitka, ‘thread’; either a nickname for a thin man or (as a Jewish name) also a metonymic occupational name for a tailor. This name is also established in Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Lipka, Rutka, Kita, Sita, Ziska, Mitra, Dutka, Pitta, Nick, Mika

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Nitka Family Origin

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Nitka Family Occupations

What did your Nitka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nitka. 14% of Nitka men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Nitka women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nitka were Farmer and Binderlayer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Electrician
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    9%
  • Shirt Factory
    9%
  • Advertising
    5%
  • Binderlayer
    5%

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

Nitka Historical Records

What Nitka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nitka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nitka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Nitka

Passenger List

There are 459 immigration records available for the last name Nitka. 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 809 military records available for the last name Nitka. For the veterans among your Nitka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nitka Life Expectancy

What is the average Nitka lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Nitka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nitka in 1958 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nitka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Nitka 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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