Kolka Family History

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Kolka Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of Kola, a short form of the personal name Mikoláš, Czech form of Nicholas.

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


Similar surnames: Kulka, Kopka, Kula, Kolek, Polka, Kolis, Kouba, Korda, Kaska, Kolak

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Kolka Family Origin

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Kolka Family Occupations

What did your Kolka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kolka occupation in the USA was Gardner. 50% of Kolka's were Gardners. Gardner and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kolka.

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  • Gardner

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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

Kolka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kolka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kolka 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 Kolka. 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 Kolka. For the veterans among your Kolka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kolka Life Expectancy

What is the average Kolka lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Kolka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kolka in 1962 was 76, and 83 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kolka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kolka 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.

Famous Kolka Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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