Beske Name Meaning

Eastern German: probably from the personal name Peske or Peschke, vernacular forms of Petrus (see Peter). Danish: from the old word bieske ‘bitter’, ‘acrid’, a nickname common since the 17th century.

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


Similar surnames: Buske, Jeske, Belke, Meske, Beste, Berke, Deike, Blake, Neske, Betke

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Beske Family Origin

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Beske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beske family was Laborer. The most common Beske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Beske's were Farmers. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Beske.

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Beske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Beske in 1962 was 72, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beske

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