Tarka Family History

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Tarka Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a sarcastic, sharp-tongued person, from Polish tarka ‘grater’, ‘rasper’.

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

Similar surnames: Tara, Para, Kalka, Varga, Taran, Starke, Turk, Sarka, Banka, Carda

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Tarka Family Origin

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Tarka Family Occupations

What did your Tarka ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Tarka. 67% of Tarka men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Tarka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tarka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarka 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 437 immigration records available for the last name Tarka. 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 235 military records available for the last name Tarka. For the veterans among your Tarka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarka Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarka lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Tarka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Tarka in 1963 was 81, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarka 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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