Hanka Family History

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Hanka Name Meaning

North German and Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Johan (see John). Finnish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Hanke, Janka, Hanna, Hanko, Manka, Kaska, Hank, Hapke, Tank, Jarka

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Hanka Family Origin

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Hanka Family Occupations

What did your Hanka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hanka. A less common occupation for the Hanka family was Engeneer. The most common Hanka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Hanka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Cabinet Maker

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%
  • Engeneer

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hanka ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hanka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Hanka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hanka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Hanka. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hanka. For the veterans among your Hanka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hanka Life Expectancy

What is the average Hanka lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Hanka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Hanka in 1961 was 61, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hanka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hanka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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