Pliska Family History

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Pliska Name Meaning

Czech (Pliška) or Polish (Pliszka): nickname from Czech pliška, Polish pliszka ‘wagtail’.

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

Similar surnames: Liska, Laska, Triska, Lisko, Kluska, Siska, Miska, Liszka, Riska

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Pliska Family Origin

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Pliska Family Occupations

What did your Pliska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pliska. 52% of Pliska men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Pliska women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pliska were New Worker and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Half Owner
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Bookkeeper
  • Maid
  • Housewife

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

Pliska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pliska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pliska 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 535 immigration records available for the last name Pliska. 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 501 military records available for the last name Pliska. For the veterans among your Pliska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pliska Life Expectancy

What is the average Pliska lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Pliska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pliska in 1947 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pliska 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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