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Vaske Family History

Vaske Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of the medieval personal name Servatius a Christian saint's name.

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


Similar surnames: Vasko, Kaske, Maske, Raske, Haske, Faske, Paske, Kaska, Valko, Sasse

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Where is the Vaske family from?

You can see how Vaske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vaske family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vaske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Vaske families living in Iowa. This was about 47% of all the recorded Vaske's in USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Vaske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vaske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vaske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vaske. 50% of Vaske men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Vaske women worked as a Teacher. .

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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
    50%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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What Vaske family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Vaske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vaske 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Vaske. 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 161 military records available for the last name Vaske. For the veterans among your Vaske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vaske lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Vaske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Vaske in 1962 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

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