Zilka Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Žilka): from Czech žilka, diminutive of žíle ‘vein’, nickname for someone with noticeable veins, or from the same word in the sense ‘sinew’, ‘tendon’, applied as a nickname for a resilient or quick-witted individual.

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


Similar surnames: Siska, Zylka, Ziska, Bilka, Zika, Kulka, Belka, Riska, Liska, Wilk

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Zilka Family Origin

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Zilka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zilka. The most common Zilka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Zilka's were Farmers.

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Zilka Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Zilka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Zilka in 1955 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zilka

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