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Mika Family History

Mika Name Meaning

Polish Slovak and Hungarian; Czech (mainly Míka): from a pet form of a local equivalent to the personal name Nicholas : Polish Mikołaj Czech and Slovak Mikuláš Hungarian Miklós.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Miska, Mike, Micka, Miko, Zika, Mira, Mikos, Mita, Mikle, Mak

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Where is the Mika family from?

You can see how Mika families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mika family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Mika families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Mika families living in Illinois. This was about 60% of all the recorded Mika's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Mika families in 1880.
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What did your Mika ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mika. 20% of Mika men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Mika women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mika were Machine Operator and Housewife. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Machine Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Assembler
  • Packer
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Mika. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mika 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mika. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Mika. For the veterans among your Mika ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mika lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Mika life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mika in 1951 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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