Sikora Family History

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Sikora Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish sikora ‘titmouse’, ‘coalmouse’, hence a nickname for a small, dark person, or, in the case of the Jewish name, an ornamental name. Compare Czech and Slovak Sýkora (see Sykora). Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from any of the villages called Sikory.

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

Similar surnames: Sykora, Skora, Kara, Secora, Skura, Kosa, Koran, Simos, Flora

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Sikora Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Sikora name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Sikora. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


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Sikora Family Origin

Where is the Sikora family from?

Sikora Family Occupations

What did your Sikora ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sikora occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Sikora's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sikora. A less common occupation for the Sikora family was Pauper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Pauper


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

Sikora Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sikora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sikora 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sikora. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Sikora. For the veterans among your Sikora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sikora Life Expectancy

What is the average Sikora lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sikora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sikora in 1947 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sikora

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sikora 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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