Straka Family History

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Straka Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: nickname from straka ‘magpie’, probably for a thievish or insolent person. possibly also from Greek Strakas: nickname for a dandy, from Greek straka, literally ‘crack of the whip’, used metaphorically to denote someone concerned to impress with his appearance.

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

Similar surnames: Soroka, Sarka, Stika, Trnka, Trcka, Strack, Sroka, Trakas, Strach

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Straka Family Origin

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Straka Family Occupations

What did your Straka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Straka. 23% of Straka men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Straka women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Straka were Farming and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Housework
  • Stenographer

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

Straka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Straka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Straka 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Straka. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Straka. For the veterans among your Straka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Straka Life Expectancy

What is the average Straka lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Straka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Straka in 1941 was 35, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Straka 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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