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Siska Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Šiška): nickname from Old Czech šiška ‘cone-shaped dumpling’, ‘cone’, applied to someone with a cone-shaped head. Slovenian (south central Slovenia; Šiška): nickname from šiška ‘gallnut’. Greek (Siskas): descriptive nickname from Turkish siska ‘rickety’, ‘crippled’.

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


Similar surnames: Ziska, Riska, Liska, Sisko, Miska, Zilka, Misko, Zika, Lisko, Kaska

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Siska Family Origin

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Siska Family Occupations

What did your Siska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Siska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Siska's were Farmers. Farmer and Segar Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Siska.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Segar Maker

    33%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Siska ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Siska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Siska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Siska 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Siska. 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 Siska. For the veterans among your Siska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Siska Life Expectancy

What is the average Siska lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Siska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Siska in 1962 was 79, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Siska ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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