Siska Family History

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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

What did your Siska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Siska. 29% of Siska men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Siska women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Siska were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Farmer
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Charwoman
  • Bookkeeper

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

Siska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Siska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siska 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Siska. 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 659 military records available for the last name Siska. For the veterans among your Siska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siska Life Expectancy

What is the average Siska lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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