Valko Family History

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Valko Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak: pet form of the personal name Valentin (see Valentine). Hungarian (Valkó): from a pet form of the personal name Valér, from Latin Valerius (see Valerio). Hungarian: probably also a habitational name from any of various places called Valkó or a regional name from a former county so named, although in this case the correct form of the surname would be with the suffix -i (i.e. Valkói or Valkai).

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

Similar surnames: Vasko, Palko, Walko, Valk, Valis, Vales, Dacko, Lacko, Valin, Gallo

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Valko Family Origin

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Valko Family Occupations

What did your Valko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Valko. 19% of Valko men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Valko women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Valko were Loader and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Loader

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady

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

Valko Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Valko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Valko 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Valko. 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 539 military records available for the last name Valko. For the veterans among your Valko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Valko Life Expectancy

What is the average Valko lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Valko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Valko in 1947 was 59, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Valko

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