Demske Family History

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Demske Name Meaning

Eastern German: from a Slavic (Sorbian) word meaning ‘oak’, either as a topographic name or a habitational name from a place named with this word (see Demski).

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

Similar surnames: Demski, Denke, Leske, Debski, Deluke, Beske, Remke, Jeske, Damsky

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Demske Family Origin

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Demske Family Occupations

What did your Demske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Cabinett Maker and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Demske. The most common Demske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Demske's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Demske family was Shoe Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Cabinett Maker

  • Machinist

  • Shoe Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Demske ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Demske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Demske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demske 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Demske. 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 Card

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

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Demske Life Expectancy

What is the average Demske lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Demske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Demske in 1957 was 59, and 55 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Demske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Demske ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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