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Tarka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a sarcastic, sharp-tongued person, from Polish tarka ‘grater’, ‘rasper’.

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


Similar surnames: Tara, Para, Kalka, Varga, Taran, Starke, Turk, Sarka, Banka, Carda

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Tarka Family Origin

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Tarka Family Occupations

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Tarka Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Tarka. For the veterans among your Tarka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarka Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tarka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tarka in 1963 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

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