Shonka Family History

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Shonka Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Czech Šonka, a nickname for a thrifty or parsimonious person, from a derivative of the Old Czech adjective šonit ‘frugal’, ‘tightfisted’.

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


Similar surnames: Shonk, Shock, Slomka, Smolka, Soyka, Shenk, Shanks, Shank, Shunk

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Shonka Family Origin

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Shonka Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Shonka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Shonka's were Laborers.

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Shonka Historical Records

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Shonka Life Expectancy

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