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Zika Name Meaning

Czech (also Zíka): from a short form of the personal name Zikmund, Czech form of Siegmund. Greek (Zikas): from a pet form Zikas, of the male personal name Zissis, an omen name from the phrase na zissis ‘may he live’, given to a male child born after the death of an elder brother.

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


Similar surnames: Zima, Mika, Luka, Via, Vida, Zia, Vita, Bina, Zion, Zins

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Where is the Zika family from?

You can see how Zika families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zika family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zika families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Zika families living in Missouri. This was about 45% of all the recorded Zika's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zika families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zika surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zika ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zika. 14% of Zika men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Zika women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zika were Labor and Laborer. .

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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
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    27%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Seamstress
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zika. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zika 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 736 immigration records available for the last name Zika. 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 692 military records available for the last name Zika. For the veterans among your Zika ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zika lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Zika life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zika in 1940 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

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