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Daskam Family History

Daskam Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Daskal, Laska, Dallam, Haslam, Basham, Gaska, Kaska, Roskam, De Kam

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Where is the Daskam family from?

You can see how Daskam families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daskam family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Daskam families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Daskam families living in Connecticut. This was about 75% of all the recorded Daskam's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Daskam families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daskam surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daskam ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Daskam. 43% of Daskam men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Daskam women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Daskam were Sheet Metal and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Sheet Metal

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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What Daskam family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Daskam. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daskam census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 53 immigration records available for the last name Daskam. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 333 military records available for the last name Daskam. For the veterans among your Daskam ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daskam lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Daskam life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Daskam in 1962 was 65, and 64 in 2004.

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