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Lacko Family History

Lacko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Lackó): from a pet form of the personal name László (see Laszlo). Slovak, Czech (Moravian), Slovenian, and Croatian: from the personal name Lacko, a local form of (V)ladislav. Compare Laszlo.

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


Similar surnames: Dacko, Lack, Valko, Marko, Macko, Jack, Blasko, Barko, Raco, Gasko

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Where is the Lacko family from?

You can see how Lacko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lacko family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lacko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Lacko families living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Lacko's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Lacko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lacko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lacko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lacko. 60% of Lacko men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lacko women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lacko were Loader and New Worker.

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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
    60%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Loader
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    34%
  • Laundress
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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What Lacko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lacko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacko 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 704 immigration records available for the last name Lacko. 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 406 military records available for the last name Lacko. For the veterans among your Lacko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lacko lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lacko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lacko in 1956 was 72, and 74 in 2004.

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