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Bilka Name Meaning

Czech (Bílka): nickname for a fair-haired person, from bílý ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Bila, Belka, Bilek, Bily, Zilka, Hulka, Bilas, Liska, Bilak, Bieda

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Bilka Family Origin

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Bilka Family Occupations

What did your Bilka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bilka occupation in the USA was Boot - Shoemaker. 20% of Bilka's were Boot - Shoemakers. A less common occupation for the Bilka family was Shoemaker. Boot - Shoemaker, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bilka.

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  • Boot - Shoemaker

    20%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bilka ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bilka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bilka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bilka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bilka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bilka. For the veterans among your Bilka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bilka Life Expectancy

What is the average Bilka lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Bilka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bilka in 1959 was 58, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bilka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bilka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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