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Jesko Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Jan (Latin Johannes; see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jeske, Jeska, Jasko, Lesko, Mesko, Jusko, Demko, Pasko, Jesse, Ferko

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Where is the Jesko family from?

You can see how Jesko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jesko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jesko families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Jesko families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Jesko's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Jesko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jesko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jesko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Jesko. 37% of Jesko men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Farming
    16%
  • Metal Finisher
    11%
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What Jesko family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 707 census records available for the last name Jesko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jesko 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Jesko. 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 331 military records available for the last name Jesko. For the veterans among your Jesko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jesko lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2003, in the United States, Jesko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Jesko in 1954 was 55, and 78 in 2003.

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