Siska Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Šiška): nickname from Old Czech šiška ‘cone-shaped dumpling’, ‘cone’, applied to someone with a cone-shaped head. Slovenian (south central Slovenia; Šiška): nickname from šiška ‘gallnut’. Greek (Siskas): descriptive nickname from Turkish siska ‘rickety’, ‘crippled’.

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


Similar surnames: Ziska, Riska, Liska, Sisko, Miska, Zilka, Misko, Zika, Lisko, Kaska

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Siska Family Origin

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Siska Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Segar Maker

    33%

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In 1880, Farmer and Segar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Siska. The most common Siska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Siska's were Farmers.

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Siska Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Siska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Siska in 1962 was 79, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Siska

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