Gasking Family History

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Gasking 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: Haskin, Hacking, Laskin, Hasting, Raskin, Hassing, Askin, Baskin

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Gasking Family Origin

Where is the Gasking family from?

Gasking Family Occupations

What did your Gasking ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gasking. The most common Gasking occupation in the USA was At Home. 40% of Gasking's were At Homes. A less common occupation for the Gasking family was Carpenter.

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  • At Home

    40%
  • Laborer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%

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

Gasking Historical Records

What Gasking family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gasking. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gasking 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 Gasking

Passenger List

There are 161 immigration records available for the last name Gasking. 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 140 military records available for the last name Gasking. For the veterans among your Gasking ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gasking Life Expectancy

What is the average Gasking lifespan?

Between 1973 and 2001, in the United States, Gasking life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Gasking in 1973 was 54, and 63 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gasking

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gasking 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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