Slivka Family History

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Slivka Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Belorussian: from a diminutive of Sliva. Jewish (from Ukraine, Poland, and Bohemia): ornamental name or occupational name for a grower or seller of plums, from Polish sliwka ‘plum’ (see Sliwa). Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from a village called Slivka or for someone who lived by the Slivka river in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Sliva, Lipka, Oliva, Sliwa, Glinka, Slomka, Limke, Sava, Slifko

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Slivka Family Origin

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Slivka Family Occupations

What did your Slivka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slivka. 16% of Slivka men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Slivka women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slivka were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Stenographer
    7%

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

Slivka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Slivka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slivka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Slivka

Passenger List

There are 665 immigration records available for the last name Slivka. 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 633 military records available for the last name Slivka. For the veterans among your Slivka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Slivka Life Expectancy

What is the average Slivka lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Slivka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Slivka in 1945 was 27, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Slivka

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