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Peterka Name Meaning

Slovenian: derivative of the personal name Peter, formed with the diminutive suffix -ka.

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


Similar surnames: Peterman, Pitera, Petek, Petre, Petrea, Peter, Peters, Petros, Petric

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Peterka Family Origin

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Peterka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    62%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cabinet Maker

    8%
  • Farming

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peterka. A less common occupation for the Peterka family was Farming. The most common Peterka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Peterka's were Farmers.

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Peterka Historical Records

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Peterka Life Expectancy

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