Sojka Family History

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Sojka Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish sojka, sójka ‘jay’, applied as a nickname, or, among Jews, as an ornamental surname.

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


Similar surnames: Soyka, Soja, Sosna, Soroka, Slomka, Sopko, Socha, Sroka, Noska, Sokal

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Sojka Family Origin

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Sojka Family Occupations

What did your Sojka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sojka. 26% of Sojka men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Sojka women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sojka were Carpenter and Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Weaver
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Weaver
    16%

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

Sojka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Sojka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sojka 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 Sojka. 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 914 military records available for the last name Sojka. For the veterans among your Sojka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sojka Life Expectancy

What is the average Sojka lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Sojka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sojka in 1955 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sojka

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