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Heschke Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the female personal name Heseke (see Heesch ).

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


Similar surnames: Meschke, Peschke, Jeschke, Haschke, Teschke, Geschke, Reschke

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Where is the Heschke family from?

You can see how Heschke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heschke family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Heschke families living in Wisconsin. This was about 33% of all the recorded Heschke's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Heschke families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heschke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Heschke. 47% of Heschke men worked as a Farmer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Farm Laborer
    31%
  • Truck Driver
    24%
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What Heschke family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 554 census records available for the last name Heschke. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heschke census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 80 immigration records available for the last name Heschke. 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 Cards

There are 83 military records available for the last name Heschke. For the veterans among your Heschke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heschke lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Heschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Heschke in 1965 was 79, and 79 in 2003.

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