Kerslake Family History

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Kerslake Name Meaning

English (Devon): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream where cress grew, from Old English cærse ‘watercress’ + lacu ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Westlake, Kershaw, Keville, Slape, Kruschke, Delage, Sestak, Korfhage

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Kerslake Family Origin

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Kerslake Family Occupations

What did your Kerslake ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kerslake occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Kerslake's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerslake. A less common occupation for the Kerslake family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Dress Maker

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kerslake ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kerslake Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kerslake. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerslake census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kerslake. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kerslake. For the veterans among your Kerslake ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kerslake Life Expectancy

What is the average Kerslake lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kerslake life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kerslake in 1964 was 70, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kerslake

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kerslake ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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