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Kolanko Family History

Kolanko Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for someone with a deformed knee from a diminutive of Kolano . Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal name Mikola Ukrainian form of Nicholas .

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


Similar surnames: Kolano, Kolak, Franko, Romanko, Kolek, Dolak, Kosanke, Lacko, Kolacki

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Where is the Kolanko family from?

You can see how Kolanko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolanko family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Kolanko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Kolanko's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kolanko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolanko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolanko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolanko. 50% of Kolanko men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Kolanko women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolanko were Stationary Engineer and Clerk. .

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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
    50%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Proprietor
    13%
  • Stationary Engineer
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Nurse
    60%
  • Clerk
    40%
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Census Records

There are 552 census records available for the last name Kolanko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolanko 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Kolanko. 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 185 military records available for the last name Kolanko. For the veterans among your Kolanko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolanko lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kolanko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Kolanko in 1964 was 71, and 84 in 2004.

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