Kostka Family History

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Kostka Name Meaning

possibly a nickname for a bony, angular person, from a derivative of kost ‘knucklebone’. more probably a derivative of the Latin personal name Constantius or Constantinus (see Kost, Constant, Constantine).

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


Similar surnames: Kost, Kosta, Kosten, Kosty, Kosik, Kosko, Kostic, Kostas, Kostek

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Kostka Family Origin

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Kostka Family Occupations

What did your Kostka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kostka. 12% of Kostka men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Kostka women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kostka were Truck Driver and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Butcher
    3%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Housework
    6%

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

Kostka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kostka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kostka 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kostka. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kostka. For the veterans among your Kostka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kostka Life Expectancy

What is the average Kostka lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kostka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kostka in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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