Kafka Name Meaning

Czech and Jewish (from Bohemia): nickname from kavka ‘jackdaw’, applied as a nickname, ornamental name, or habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a jackdaw. Jewish (from Bohemia): from a pet form of the personal name Jakov (see Jacob).

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


Similar surnames: Kaska, Kava, Kaske, Kara, Kraska, Kasza, Kalka, Radka, Skalka, Kolka

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Kafka Family Origin

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Kafka Family Occupations

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  • Farming

    9%
  • Architect

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Cabinet Maker

    5%

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In 1880, Farming, Architect and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kafka. A less common occupation for the Kafka family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Kafka occupation in the USA was Farming. 9% of Kafka's were Farmings.

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Kafka Historical Records

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Kafka Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Kafka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Kafka in 1951 was 53, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kafka

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