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Himka Family History

Himka Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hick, Shima, Lipka, Humke, Zima, Siska, Zika, Miska, Limke, Hilke

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Where is the Himka family from?

You can see how Himka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Himka family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Himka families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Himka families living in Iowa. This was about 67% of all the recorded Himka's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Himka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Himka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Himka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Himka. 100% of Himka men worked as a Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Himka family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 49 census records available for the last name Himka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Himka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 12 immigration records available for the last name Himka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1 military records available for the last name Himka. For the veterans among your Himka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Himka lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2002, in the United States, Himka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Himka in 1963 was 47, and 49 in 2002.

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