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Triska Surname Meaning

Czech (Tříska and Tříška): from tříska ‘splinter’ a nickname for a very thin man. The Czech idiom hubený jako tříska means ‘as thin as a rake’.

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

Similar surnames: Trisko, Riska, Trzaska, Trinka, Trcka, Liska, Pliska, Miska, Siska

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Where is the Triska family from?

You can see how Triska families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Triska family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Triska families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Triska families living in Kansas. This was about 33% of all the recorded Triska's in USA. Kansas had the highest population of Triska families in 1880.
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What did your Triska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Triska. 34% of Triska men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Triska women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Triska were New Worker and Clerk. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Nurse
  • Housework
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Triska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Triska 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 619 immigration records available for the last name Triska. 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 482 military records available for the last name Triska. For the veterans among your Triska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Triska lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Triska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Triska in 1951 was 33, and 88 in 2004.

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