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Siska Family History

Siska Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Šiška): nickname from Old Czech šiška ‘cone-shaped dumpling’, ‘cone’, applied to someone with a cone-shaped head.Slovenian (south central Slovenia; Šiška): nickname from šiška ‘gallnut’.Greek (Siskas): descriptive nickname from Turkish siska ‘rickety’, ‘crippled’.

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

13,003 Historical Documents with Siska on Ancestry.com
6,802 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
627 Military Records
1,139 Immigration Records
2,644 Census and Voter Lists
1,791 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Siska Families

  • Number of Siska families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Siska census records

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Siska Family Origin

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Siska Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Siska

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Siska Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Siska census records

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Siska Civil War Service Records

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