Sarka Family History

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Sarka Name Meaning

Americanized form of Hungarian Szarka ‘magpie’, a nickname for a thief. Czech (Šárka): topographic name for someone living by a bend in a river, from a derivative of the Old Czech adjective šárový ‘curved’. Czech (Šarka): descriptive nickname from šarý ‘gray’.

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

Similar surnames: Szarka, Kara, Carda, Jarka, Varga, Sari, Barta, Sawka, Sarna, Kalka

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Sarka Family Origin

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Sarka Family Occupations

What did your Sarka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sarka occupation in the USA was Farming. 50% of Sarka's were Farmings. Farming and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sarka.

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  • Farming

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sarka ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Sarka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Sarka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sarka 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 351 immigration records available for the last name Sarka. 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 368 military records available for the last name Sarka. For the veterans among your Sarka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sarka Life Expectancy

What is the average Sarka lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sarka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sarka in 1956 was 53, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sarka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sarka 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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