Danko Family History

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Danko Name Meaning

Hungarian (Dankó); Czech and Slovak (Danko); and Slovenian: from a pet form of the personal name Daniel (Hungarian Dániel, Slovenian Danijel). Ukrainian: from a pet form the personal name Danylo (see Daniel). Bulgarian: from a pet form of the personal name Dano.

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

Similar surnames: Dano, Janko, Dacko, Panko, Manko, Franko, Banko, Marko, Lacko, Sanko

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Danko Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Danko name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Danko. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


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Danko Family Origin

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Danko Family Occupations

What did your Danko ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Danko ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Danko Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Danko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Danko 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Danko. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Danko. For the veterans among your Danko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Danko Life Expectancy

What is the average Danko lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Danko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Danko in 1945 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Danko ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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