History of your Surname
Get access to Chesky family records.Start a free trial

Chesky Family History

Chesky Name Meaning

Americanized form of Czech and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Český: ethnic name for someone from Bohemia a Czech (see Cech ).

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


Similar surnames: Cherny, Check, Lesky, Schenk, Minsky, Belsky, Kofsky, Cherne, Gursky

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Chesky family from?

You can see how Chesky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chesky family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Chesky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Chesky families living in Wisconsin. This was about 47% of all the recorded Chesky's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Chesky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chesky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chesky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chesky. 40% of Chesky men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Chesky women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chesky were New Worker and Clerk. .

View Census Data for Chesky | Data not to scale

*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

  • Laborer
    40%
  • Machinist
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • New Worker
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Servant
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Chesky family records will you find?

Census Records

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

Search US census records for Chesky

Passenger Lists

There are 175 immigration records available for the last name Chesky. 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.

View all Chesky immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 196 military records available for the last name Chesky. For the veterans among your Chesky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Chesky military records

You've only scratched the surface of Chesky family history

Discover More

What is the average Chesky lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Chesky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Chesky in 1959 was 61, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chesky

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Chesky family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial