Duskey Family History

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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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Duskey Family Origin

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Duskey Family Occupations

What did your Duskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Duskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 70% of Duskey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Duskey family was Laborer. Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Duskey.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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Duskey Historical Records

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Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Duskey Life Expectancy

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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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duskey 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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