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Sikora Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): from Polish sikora ‘titmouse coalmouse’ hence a nickname for a small dark person or in the case of the Jewish name an artificial name. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name from any of the villages called Sikory. Czech Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (also Síkora and Šikora): variant of Sýkora and Sykora ‘tit(mouse)’. Compare Secor and Secora .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sykora, Skora, Kara, Secora, Skura, Kosa, Koran, Simos, Flora

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Where is the Sikora family from?

You can see how Sikora families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sikora family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Sikora families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Sikora families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 92% of all the recorded Sikora's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Sikora families in 1911.
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What did your Sikora ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Sikora. 85% of Sikora men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Farmers Son
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Sikora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sikora 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Sikora. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Sikora. For the veterans among your Sikora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Sikora lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Sikora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sikora in 1947 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

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