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Tomko Name Meaning

Slovak Rusyn (from Slovakia) and Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Tomáš (Slovak) Toma (Slovak-influenced Rusyn variant of Homa ) Tomasz (Polish); see Thomas .

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


Similar surnames: Tomasko, Demko, Mosko, Toman, Tomeo, Bojko, Timko, Tom, Tomek, Tonks

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Where is the Tomko family from?

You can see how Tomko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tomko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 106 Tomko families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 54% of all the recorded Tomko's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Tomko families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tomko. 34% of Tomko men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Tomko women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomko were Labor and Housekeeper. .

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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
    34%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Labor
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    11%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Tomko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tomko 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomko. 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 Tomko. For the veterans among your Tomko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomko lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Tomko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tomko in 1945 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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