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Kaska Family History

Kaska Name Meaning

Czech: from a pet form of the personal name Kazimír (see Kazmierczak). Czech and Slovak (Kaška): variant of Kaša (see Kasa 2). German: variant of Kaske.

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


Similar surnames: Laska, Kasza, Kafka, Kaske, Kosa, Raska, Kasa, Gaska, Basa, Kast

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Where is the Kaska family from?

You can see how Kaska families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaska family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Kaska families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Kaska family living in Tennessee. This was 100% of all the recorded Kaska's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Kaska families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaska surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kaska. 29% of Kaska men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Kaska women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaska were Steel Worker and New Worker. .

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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
    29%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Steel Worker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • New Worker
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kaska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaska 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Kaska. 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 343 military records available for the last name Kaska. For the veterans among your Kaska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaska lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kaska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Kaska in 1963 was 89, and 52 in 2004.

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