Ziska Family History

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Ziska Name Meaning

Czech (Žiška) and Slovak (Šiška): variant of Šiška (see Siska).Slovenian (south central Slovenia; Žiška): nickname from šiška ‘gallnut’. This name is also established in Austria and Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Siska, Liska, Riska, Zilka, Miska, Nitka, Zika, Kaska, Lisk, Huska

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Ziska Family Origin

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Ziska Family Occupations

What did your Ziska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ziska. 19% of Ziska men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Ziska women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ziska were Machinist and Shoe Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Farm Operator
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Shoe Worker
    9%

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

Ziska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Ziska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ziska 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 742 immigration records available for the last name Ziska. 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 915 military records available for the last name Ziska. For the veterans among your Ziska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ziska Life Expectancy

What is the average Ziska lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ziska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ziska in 1944 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

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