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Huske Family History

Huske Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Husk. East German: variant of Huschka. German (Hüske): topographic name for someone who lived in a very small (stone) house, from the diminutive form of Middle Low German hus ‘house’.

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


Similar surnames: Hueske, Hucke, Huse, Buske, Muske, Hulse, Humke, Hase, Kuse, Duke

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Where is the Huske family from?

You can see how Huske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Huske family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Huske families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Huske families living in North Carolina. This was 100% of all the recorded Huske's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Huske families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Huske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Huske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Huske. 37% of Huske men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Huske women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Huske were Mechanic and Teacher.

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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
    37%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Mechanic
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    50%
  • Teacher
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Huske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Huske 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 344 immigration records available for the last name Huske. 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 271 military records available for the last name Huske. For the veterans among your Huske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Huske lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Huske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Huske in 1949 was 47, and 71 in 2004.

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