Straka Family History

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Straka Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: nickname from straka ‘magpie’, probably for a thievish or insolent person. possibly also from Greek Strakas: nickname for a dandy, from Greek straka, literally ‘crack of the whip’, used metaphorically to denote someone concerned to impress with his appearance.

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


Similar surnames: Soroka, Sarka, Stika, Trnka, Trcka, Strack, Sroka, Trakas, Strach

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Straka Family Origin

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Straka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Boot And Shoe Maker

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Straka family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Boot And Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Straka. The most common Straka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Straka's were Farmers.

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Straka Historical Records

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Straka Life Expectancy

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