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Trzaska Surname Meaning

Polish: nickname for a thin person from Polish trzaska ‘lath chip (or splinter) of wood’; compare the idiom chudy jak trzaska ‘as thin as a lath’.

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


Similar surnames: Triska, Kraska, Laska, Tarka, Zabka, Galaska, Rzasa, Gaska, Straka

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Where is the Trzaska family from?

You can see how Trzaska families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Trzaska family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Trzaska families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Trzaska families living in Ohio. This was about 31% of all the recorded Trzaska's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Trzaska families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Trzaska surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Trzaska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Trzaska. 43% of Trzaska men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Trzaska women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Trzaska were Proprietor and Beautician. .

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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
    43%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Beautician
    34%
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Census Records

There are 618 census records available for the last name Trzaska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trzaska 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 584 immigration records available for the last name Trzaska. 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 464 military records available for the last name Trzaska. For the veterans among your Trzaska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Trzaska lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Trzaska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Trzaska in 1953 was 37, and 72 in 2004.

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