Polifka Family History

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Polifka Name Meaning

Czech (Polífka): variant of Polívka (see Polivka).

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


Similar surnames: Polivka, Polka, Slifka, Poliak, Pliska, Policky, Liska, Pollok, Polit

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Polifka Family Origin

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Polifka Family Occupations

What did your Polifka ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Polifka family was Teams. Farmer and Retired Carpenter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polifka. The most common Polifka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Polifka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Retired Carpenter

    14%
  • Teams

    14%

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

Polifka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Polifka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polifka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Polifka

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Polifka. 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 Polifka. For the veterans among your Polifka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polifka Life Expectancy

What is the average Polifka lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Polifka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Polifka in 1951 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polifka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polifka 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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