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Kaske Family History

Kaske Name Meaning

from a Silesian pet form of the Slavic personal name Lukášek, Slavic pet form of Lucas. (Silesian and East Prussian) from a Slavic word meaning ‘duck’ (Polish kaczka; Czech kacka), hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble a duck, or a metonymic occupational name for a breeder or keeper of ducks.

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


Similar surnames: Paske, Kaste, Kase, Kaake, Vaske, Kaska, Raske, Kuske, Kaskel, Maske

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Where is the Kaske family from?

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

What did your Kaske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaske. 32% of Kaske men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Kaske women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaske were New Worker and Sorter.

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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
    32%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • New Worker
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    37%
  • Machine Operator
    28%
  • Meat Packer
    19%
  • Sorter
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kaske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaske 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 357 immigration records available for the last name Kaske. 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 391 military records available for the last name Kaske. For the veterans among your Kaske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaske lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kaske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Kaske in 1954 was 58, and 84 in 2004.

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