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Duskey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish Duski, a habitational name from a place called Dusze, in {L-}om?za voivodeship. Reduced form of Polish Sandowski (see Sandusky). Possibly also Scottish, a variant spelling of Duskie, which may be a habitational name; Black mentions Deskie in Banff.

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

Similar surnames: Duke, Kaskey, Huskey, Bushey, Hussey, Durley, Waskey, Luskey, Ducey

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Where is the Duskey family from?

You can see how Duskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Duskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Duskey families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Duskey families living in Indiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Duskey's in USA. Indiana had the highest population of Duskey families in 1840.
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What did your Duskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Duskey. 63% of Duskey men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Miner
  • Day Laborer
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Duskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Duskey 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Duskey. 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 364 military records available for the last name Duskey. For the veterans among your Duskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Duskey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Duskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Duskey in 1962 was 66, and 77 in 2004.

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