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Demko Name Meaning

Polish and Slovak: from a pet form of a personal name, Polish Dymitr and Slovak Demeter, from Greek Demetrios (Latin Demetrius; see Demetriou). Ukrainian: from a pet form of a personal name Demjan (see Damian).

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


Similar surnames: Demos, Benko, Berko, Mesko, Jesko, Deck, Fecko, Senko, Melko, Timko

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Where is the Demko family from?

You can see how Demko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Demko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Demko families living in Virginia. This was about 75% of all the recorded Demko's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Demko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Demko. 34% of Demko men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Demko women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demko were New Worker and Stenographer.

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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
    34%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    14%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Demko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demko 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Demko. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Demko. For the veterans among your Demko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demko lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Demko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Demko in 1949 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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