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Safko Family History

Safko Surname Meaning

Slovak: eastern Slovak cognate of Rusyn and Ukrainian Savko . It originates from the Šariš region. Americanized form of Rusyn and Ukrainian Savko or of its Polish cognate Sawko.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Savko, Salko, Dacko, Panko, Danko, Marko, Walko, Valko, Sinko, Kafka

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Where is the Safko family from?

You can see how Safko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Safko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Safko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Safko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 54% of all the recorded Safko's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Safko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Safko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Safko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Safko. 61% of Safko men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Safko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Safko were Welder and New Worker. .

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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
    61%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Welder
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    67%
  • New Worker
    34%
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What Safko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 666 census records available for the last name Safko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Safko 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 Safko. 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 391 military records available for the last name Safko. For the veterans among your Safko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Safko lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Safko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Safko in 1953 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

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