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Walko Name Meaning

Ukrainian: from a pet form of the personal names Walentyn, Ukrainian form of the Latin personal name Valentinus (see Valentine) or Valerian (see Valery).

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


Similar surnames: Valko, Palko, Wasko, Witko, Wanko, Marko, Lacko, Salko, Wall, Gasko

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Where is the Walko family from?

You can see how Walko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Walko family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Walko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Walko family living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Walko's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Walko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Walko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Walko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Walko. 37% of Walko men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Walko women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Walko were Truck Driver and Seamstress.

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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
    37%
  • Miner
    11%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    16%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Maid
    13%
  • Seamstress
    8%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Walko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walko 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 745 immigration records available for the last name Walko. 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 981 military records available for the last name Walko. For the veterans among your Walko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Walko lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Walko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Walko in 1953 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

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