Polivka Family History

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Polivka Name Meaning

Czech (Polívka): probably from polevka ‘soup’, ‘broth’, ‘stock’, perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cook.

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


Similar surnames: Polifka, Oliva, Polka, Slivka, Policky, Sliva, Topinka, Pollara

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Polivka Family Origin

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Polivka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Butcher

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Polivka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Polivka's were Farmers. Farmer and Butcher were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polivka. A less common occupation for the Polivka family was Tailor.

Source: Census data for Polivka | Data not to scale

Polivka Historical Records

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Polivka Life Expectancy

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