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Stanko Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Stanislaw (see Stanislaw). Slovenian and Slovak: from the personal name Stanko, pet form of Stanislav (see Stanislaw).

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


Similar surnames: Stano, Stasko, Stanke, Stanco, Danko, Franko, Janko, Panko, Stanek

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Where is the Stanko family from?

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

What did your Stanko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stanko. 32% of Stanko men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Stanko women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stanko were Farmer and Stenographer.

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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
    32%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Miner
    5%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    12%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Stanko. 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 Stanko. For the veterans among your Stanko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stanko lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Stanko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Stanko in 1946 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

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