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Tkach Family History

Tkach Surname Meaning

Ukrainian Rusyn and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a weaver Ukrainian and Rusyn tkach a derivative of tkaty ‘to weave’. Americanized form of Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz Slovak Czech (Moravian) and Rusyn (from Slovakia) Tkáč or Tkač (see Tkac ). Compare Takac .

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


Similar surnames: Tkacz, Takach, Tkac, Tkachuk, Karch, Hach, Teich, Drach, Takacs

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Where is the Tkach family from?

You can see how Tkach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tkach family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tkach families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Tkach families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 30% of all the recorded Tkach's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Tkach families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tkach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tkach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tkach. 36% of Tkach men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Tkach women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tkach were Miner and Secretary. .

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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
    36%
  • Labor
    11%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Miner
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    22%
  • Maid
    22%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tkach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tkach 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 478 immigration records available for the last name Tkach. 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 877 military records available for the last name Tkach. For the veterans among your Tkach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tkach lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tkach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Tkach in 1963 was 70, and 77 in 2004.

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