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Kuske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): a reduced form of the personal name Markus.

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


Similar surnames: Buske, Kaske, Kuse, Koske, Huske, Kube, Jeske, Humke, Lueke, Piske

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Where is the Kuske family from?

You can see how Kuske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kuske family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kuske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 32 Kuske families living in Minnesota. This was about 80% of all the recorded Kuske's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Kuske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kuske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kuske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kuske. 37% of Kuske men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Kuske women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kuske were Truck Driver 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
    20%
  • Farm Laborer
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    43%
  • Farmer
    29%
  • Teacher
    29%
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What Kuske family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kuske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kuske 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Kuske. 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 509 military records available for the last name Kuske. For the veterans among your Kuske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kuske lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kuske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kuske in 1954 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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