Zylka Family History

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Zylka Name Meaning

Polish (Zylka): nickname from a diminutive of ?zyla ‘vein’ (see Zyla).

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


Similar surnames: Zyla, Zilka, Tylka, Kulka, Kalka, Rybka, Palka, Melka, Belka, Zabka

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Zylka Family Origin

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Zylka Family Occupations

What did your Zylka ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zylka. 28% of Zylka men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Zylka women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zylka were Leverman and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Leverman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%

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

Zylka Historical Records

What Zylka family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 905 census records available for the last name Zylka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zylka 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 361 immigration records available for the last name Zylka. 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 269 military records available for the last name Zylka. For the veterans among your Zylka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zylka Life Expectancy

What is the average Zylka lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zylka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Zylka in 1963 was 66, and 62 in 2004.

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