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Bakula Name Meaning

Polish (Bakuła): from a derivative of the personal name Bak . Polish: nickname for a habitual liar from bakulić ‘to lie in one's throat’. Croatian and Serbian: unflattering nickname from bakula ‘blackbeetle (Blatta orientalis)’ or a nickname derived from bak ‘bull’ (compare Bako ).

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


Similar surnames: Pakula, Baksa, Matula, Kula, Bula, Baka, Sekula, Babula, Padula

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Where is the Bakula family from?

You can see how Bakula families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bakula family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bakula families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Bakula families living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Bakula's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Bakula families in 1911.
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What did your Bakula ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bakula. 46% of Bakula men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Bakula women worked as a Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    46%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Machinist
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bakula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bakula 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 322 immigration records available for the last name Bakula. 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 Cards

There are 392 military records available for the last name Bakula. For the veterans among your Bakula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bakula lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bakula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Bakula in 1956 was 32, and 83 in 2004.

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