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Laskey Family History

Laskey Name Meaning

English: variant of Lasky 2. Americanized spelling of Jewish Laski.

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


Similar surnames: Lasky, Lasker, Askey, Laske, Kaskey, Duskey, Hasley, Pasley, Lacey

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Where is the Laskey family from?

You can see how Laskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laskey families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Laskey families living in Massachusetts. This was about 60% of all the recorded Laskey's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Laskey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laskey. 17% of Laskey men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Laskey women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laskey were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Laskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laskey 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laskey. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Laskey. For the veterans among your Laskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laskey lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Laskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Laskey in 1942 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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