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Dutka Family History

Dutka Name Meaning

Polish and Ukrainian: nickname from a variant of dudka ‘small bagpipe’. Hungarian: nickname for a poor person, from dutka ‘small change’.

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


Similar surnames: Dutko, Rutka, Duca, Kupka, Kulka, Nitka, Durk, Duke, Dusza, Latka

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Where is the Dutka family from?

You can see how Dutka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dutka family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Dutka families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Dutka families living in New York. This was about 25% of all the recorded Dutka's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dutka families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dutka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dutka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dutka. 32% of Dutka men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Dutka women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dutka were New Worker and Packer. .

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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%
  • Tailor
    9%
  • Labor
    7%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Packer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Dutka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dutka 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 Dutka. 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 815 military records available for the last name Dutka. For the veterans among your Dutka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dutka lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dutka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dutka in 1944 was 36, and 87 in 2004.

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