Ziska Name Meaning

Czech (Žiška) and Slovak (Šiška): variant of Šiška (see Siska).Slovenian (south central Slovenia; Žiška): nickname from šiška ‘gallnut’. This name is also established in Austria and Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Siska, Liska, Riska, Zilka, Miska, Nitka, Zika, Kaska, Lisk, Huska

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Ziska Family Origin

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Ziska Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ziska family was Blacksmith. The most common Ziska occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Ziska's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ziska.

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Ziska Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Ziska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Ziska in 1944 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ziska

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