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Laske Family History

Laske Name Meaning

German: topographic name of Slavic origin, from Slavic laz ‘uncultivated land or clearing’, or a habitational name from a place so named in eastern Germany. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Laska.

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


Similar surnames: Paske, Laski, Zaske, Lasky, Leske, Laska, Laake, Lake, Lask, Lasko

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Where is the Laske family from?

You can see how Laske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laske family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Laske families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Laske families living in Connecticut. This was about 25% of all the recorded Laske's in the USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Laske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laske. 22% of Laske men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Laske women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laske were Farm Hand and Housework.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    22%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Secretary
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laske 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Laske. 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 705 military records available for the last name Laske. For the veterans among your Laske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laske lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Laske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Laske in 1959 was 65, and 59 in 2004.

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