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Ferko Family History

Ferko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Ferkó) Czech Slovak Croatian Slovenian and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Ferenc and as a Croatian surname of Ferdinand .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Fero, Berko, Perko, Fecko, Ferro, Marko, Benko, Berto, Dorko, Lesko

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Where is the Ferko family from?

You can see how Ferko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ferko family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Ferko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 27 Ferko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 31% of all the recorded Ferko's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Ferko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ferko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ferko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ferko. 47% of Ferko men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Ferko women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ferko were Proprietor and Laborer. .

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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
  • Miner
  • Machine Operator
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Housework
  • Floor Helper
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ferko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ferko 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Ferko. 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 792 military records available for the last name Ferko. For the veterans among your Ferko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ferko lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Ferko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ferko in 1957 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

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