Gaskey Family History

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Gaskey Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered spelling of French Gasquet, Gasqué, from diminutives of Gasc ‘Gascon’ (see Gasque).

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

Similar surnames: Taskey, Paskey, Kaskey, Pasley, Laskey, Kasey, Poskey, Masley, Galley

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Gaskey Family Origin

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Gaskey Family Occupations

What did your Gaskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaskey. The most common Gaskey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Gaskey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaskey family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Gaskey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gaskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaskey 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 152 immigration records available for the last name Gaskey. 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 551 military records available for the last name Gaskey. For the veterans among your Gaskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaskey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Gaskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gaskey in 1949 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaskey 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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