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Simko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Simkó): from a pet form of the personal name Simon.

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


Similar surnames: Sinko, Simo, Shimko, Simao, Siko, Sirko, Timko, Sisko, Sima, Simon

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Where is the Simko family from?

You can see how Simko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simko family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Simko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Simko families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Simko's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Simko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Simko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Simko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simko. 33% of Simko men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Simko women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simko were Machine Operator and Housework.

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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
    33%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Machine Operator
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    11%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Housework
    8%
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What Simko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Simko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simko 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 Simko. 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 Simko. For the veterans among your Simko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simko lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Simko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Simko in 1948 was 45, and 79 in 2004.

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