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Butka Family History

Butka Name Meaning

Czech: from a diminutive of bota ‘shoe’.

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


Similar surnames: Rutka, Kulka, Hubka, Budka, Hupka, Baka, Hulka, Bilka, Kuta, Buza

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Where is the Butka family from?

You can see how Butka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Butka family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Butka families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Butka families living in Wisconsin. This was about 32% of all the recorded Butka's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Butka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Butka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Butka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Butka. 32% of Butka men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Butka women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Butka were Heater and Inspector.

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Heater
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    72%
  • Inspector
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Butka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Butka 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 512 immigration records available for the last name Butka. 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 Cards

There are 328 military records available for the last name Butka. For the veterans among your Butka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Butka lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Butka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Butka in 1962 was 69, and 61 in 2004.

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