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Safka Family History

Safka 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: Kafka, Sarka, Sofka, Safko, Sawka, Laska, Saeki, Sala, Sada, Sack

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Where is the Safka family from?

You can see how Safka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Safka family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Safka families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Safka families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Safka's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Safka families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Safka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Safka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Safka. 67% of Safka men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Waiter
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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What Safka family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 369 census records available for the last name Safka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safka 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Safka. 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 61 military records available for the last name Safka. For the veterans among your Safka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Safka lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Safka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Safka in 1958 was 49, and 87 in 2004.

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