Sofka Family History

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Sofka Name Meaning

Slavic: unexplained. Perhaps a Serbian form of the female personal name Sofija (see Sofia).

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

Similar surnames: Sofia, Polka, Kopka, Sock, Socks, Somma, Kafka, Kolka, Safko, Slomka

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Sofka Family Origin

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Sofka Family Occupations

What did your Sofka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sofka occupation in the USA was Keeps Saloon. 25% of Sofka's were Keeps Saloons. Keeps Saloon, Laborer and R. Grocerie were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sofka. A less common occupation for the Sofka family was Works In Tannery.

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  • Keeps Saloon

  • Laborer

  • R. Grocerie

  • Works In Tannery


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

Sofka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 777 census records available for the last name Sofka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sofka 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 208 immigration records available for the last name Sofka. 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 213 military records available for the last name Sofka. For the veterans among your Sofka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sofka Life Expectancy

What is the average Sofka lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Sofka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Sofka in 1962 was 78, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sofka 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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