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Where is the Gurka family from?
You can see how Gurka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gurka family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gurka families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Gurka families living in Missouri. This was about 37% of all the recorded Gurka's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Gurka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gurka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gurka. 43% of Gurka men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Gurka women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gurka were Farm Laborer and Assembler.