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Katko Family History

Katko Name Meaning

Hungarian: from a pet form of the female personal name Katarina (see Catherine).

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


Similar surnames: Kato, Kata, Danko, Lacko, Banko, Mato, Valko, Marko, Gasko, Kopko

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Where is the Katko family from?

You can see how Katko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Katko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Katko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Katko families living in Ohio. This was about 27% of all the recorded Katko's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Katko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Katko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Katko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Telephone Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Katko. 43% of Katko men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Katko women worked as a Telephone Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Katko were Coal Loader and Machine Operator.

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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
    43%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Miner
    15%
  • Coal Loader
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Telephone Operator
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Machine Operator
    34%
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What Katko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 396 census records available for the last name Katko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Katko 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Katko. 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 182 military records available for the last name Katko. For the veterans among your Katko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Katko lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Katko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Katko in 1944 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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