Gasken Family History

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Gasken Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Asker, Paske, Kasten, Haskin, Hasten, Kaske, Laskin, Tasker, Marken

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Gasken Family Origin

Where is the Gasken family from?

Gasken Family Occupations

What did your Gasken ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gasken family was Long Shoreman. Farmer, Laborer and Laborer Timber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gasken. The most common Gasken occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gasken's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Laborer Timber

  • Long Shoreman


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

Gasken Historical Records

What Gasken family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 822 census records available for the last name Gasken. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasken census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Gasken

Passenger List

There are 140 immigration records available for the last name Gasken. 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 66 military records available for the last name Gasken. For the veterans among your Gasken ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasken Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasken lifespan?

Average Gasken life expectancy in 2002 was 48 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 74.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasken

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasken 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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