Gasker Family History

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Gasker 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, Tasker, Lasker, Masker, Pasker, Baker, Master, Marker, Anker

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Gasker Family Origin

Where is the Gasker family from?

Gasker Family Occupations

What did your Gasker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gasker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Gasker's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gasker family was Saddler. Farmer, Carpenter and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gasker.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer

  • Saddler


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

Gasker Historical Records

What Gasker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 684 census records available for the last name Gasker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasker 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 Gasker

Passenger List

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Gasker. 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 113 military records available for the last name Gasker. For the veterans among your Gasker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasker Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasker lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2001, in the United States, Gasker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Gasker in 1964 was 83, and 72 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasker 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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