Gaskett Family History

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Gaskett 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: Baskett, Haskett, Paskett, Hackett, Hassett, Foskett, Basnett

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Gaskett Family Origin

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Gaskett Family Occupations

What did your Gaskett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gaskett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Gaskett's were Farmers. Farmer and Junk Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaskett.

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  • Farmer

  • Junk Dealer


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

Gaskett Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 589 census records available for the last name Gaskett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskett 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 31 immigration records available for the last name Gaskett. 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 17 military records available for the last name Gaskett. For the veterans among your Gaskett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskett Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskett lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskett 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskett

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