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Sankovich Name Meaning

Serbian and Croatian (Sankovic): patronymic from the personal name Sanko, a derivative of san ‘dream’.

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

Similar surnames: Markovich, Stankovic, Stanovich, Ratkovich, Jankovic, Matkovich

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Where is the Sankovich family from?

You can see how Sankovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sankovich family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Sankovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 32% of all the recorded Sankovich's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Sankovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sankovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Sankovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Sankovich. 52% of Sankovich men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Sankovich women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sankovich were New Worker and Maid.

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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
  • Miner
  • Bucker
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
  • New Worker
  • Machine Operator
  • Maid
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What Sankovich family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 636 census records available for the last name Sankovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sankovich 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 197 immigration records available for the last name Sankovich. 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 225 military records available for the last name Sankovich. For the veterans among your Sankovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sankovich lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Sankovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Sankovich in 1957 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

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