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Danko Family History

Danko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dankó); Czech and Slovak (Danko); and Slovenian: from a pet form of the personal name Daniel (Hungarian Dániel, Slovenian Danijel). Ukrainian: from a pet form the personal name Danylo (see Daniel). Bulgarian: from a pet form of the personal name Dano.

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


Similar surnames: Dano, Janko, Dacko, Panko, Manko, Franko, Banko, Marko, Lacko, Sanko

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Where is the Danko family from?

You can see how Danko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Danko family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Danko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 113 Danko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 41% of all the recorded Danko's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Danko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Danko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Danko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Danko. 35% of Danko men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Danko women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Danko were Machinist and Housekeeper.

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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
    35%
  • Miner
    9%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Danko. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Danko. For the veterans among your Danko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Danko lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Danko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Danko in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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