Hruska Family History

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Hruska Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Hruška): from hruška ‘pear’, a metonyic occupational name for a grower or seller of pears, or a nickname for someone with a pear-shaped head.

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

Similar surnames: Houska, Gruszka, Krupka, Husa, Muska, Haluska, Huska, Kraska, Rutka

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Hruska Family Origin

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Hruska Family Occupations

What did your Hruska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hruska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Hruska's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hruska family was Laborer. Farmer, Baker and Justice'S Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hruska.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker

  • Justice'S Clerk

  • Laborer


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

Hruska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hruska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hruska 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Hruska. 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 Hruska. For the veterans among your Hruska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hruska Life Expectancy

What is the average Hruska lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Hruska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hruska in 1950 was 46, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hruska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hruska 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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