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Kupka Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and German (of Slavic origin): nickname from Polish and Ukrainian kupka ‘small heap’, a diminutive of kupa ‘pile’.

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


Similar surnames: Krupka, Kulka, Kurta, Kuna, Kopka, Kopa, Kluska, Kalka, Kurka, Chupka

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Where is the Kupka family from?

You can see how Kupka families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kupka family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Kupka families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 38 Kupka families living in Iowa. This was about 54% of all the recorded Kupka's in the USA. Iowa had the highest population of Kupka families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kupka surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kupka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kupka. 36% of Kupka men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Kupka women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kupka were Truck Driver and Saleslady.

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    21%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Power Machine Operator
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kupka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kupka 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 824 immigration records available for the last name Kupka. 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 797 military records available for the last name Kupka. For the veterans among your Kupka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kupka lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kupka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Kupka in 1958 was 48, and 57 in 2004.

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