Pyka Family History

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Pyka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from Polish dialect pyka ‘face’ or from a derivative of pykac ‘to puff’.

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

Similar surnames: Wyka, Pula, Polka, Lyda, Zyla, Pyszka, Lyga, Tyma, Dykas, Luka

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Pyka Family Origin

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Pyka Family Occupations

What did your Pyka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pyka. 31% of Pyka men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Pyka women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pyka were Fireman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Fireman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Waitress

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

Pyka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pyka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pyka 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 335 immigration records available for the last name Pyka. 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 434 military records available for the last name Pyka. For the veterans among your Pyka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pyka Life Expectancy

What is the average Pyka lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pyka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Pyka in 1956 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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