Baka Family History

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Baka Name Meaning

Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian: patronymic from the personal name Bak. Hungarian: possibly also from baka ‘foot soldier’, hence a status name for an ordinary soldier. Polish: from a derivative of Bak.

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

Similar surnames: Baksa, Bara, Baba, Bak, Basa, Bako, Baca, Bala, Bata, Kara

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Baka Family Origin

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Baka Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Baka. 34% of Baka men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Baka women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baka were Salesman and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Laborer
  • Domestic
  • New Worker

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Baka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Baka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 984 immigration records available for the last name Baka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 440 military records available for the last name Baka. For the veterans among your Baka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Baka Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Baka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Baka in 1952 was 49, and 81 in 2004.

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