Latka Family History

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Latka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from Polish lato ‘summer’ (see Lato), or from a derivative of the verb latac ‘to flutter’, or from latka, a diminutive of lata ‘patch’.

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

Similar surnames: Lata, Laska, Latus, Latos, Lapka, Tarka, Kalka, Tata, Rutka, Platko

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Latka Family Origin

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Latka Family Occupations

What did your Latka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Latka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Latka's were Farmers. Farmer and Carptenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Latka.

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  • Farmer

  • Carptenter


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

Latka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Latka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latka 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Latka. 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 700 military records available for the last name Latka. For the veterans among your Latka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Latka Life Expectancy

What is the average Latka lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Latka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Latka in 1958 was 55, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Latka 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.

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