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Retka Family History

Retka Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

3,336 Historical Documents with Retka on Ancestry.com
1,066 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
62 Military Records
129 Immigration Records
561 Census and Voter Lists
1,518 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Retka Families

  • Number of Retka families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Retka last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Retka last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Retka census records

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Retka Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Retka families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Retka Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Retka families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Retka

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Retka Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Retka census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Retka ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Retka

Did the Retkas fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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