Laskin Family History

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Laskin Name Meaning

Russian and Belorussian: nickname from Russian and Belorussian laska ‘favor’; ‘weasel’ + the eastern Slavic possessive suffix -in. Jewish (from Belarus): either of the same origin as 1, or fromthe personal name Laske, a pet form of the Biblical name Elazar (see Lazar).

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


Similar surnames: Raskin, Lakin, Haskin, Baskin, Larkin, Slatkin, Lipkin, Askin, Bassin

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Laskin Family Origin

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Laskin Family Occupations

What did your Laskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laskin occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Laskin's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Laskin family was Conductor. Laborer, Butcher and Coachman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laskin.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Butcher

    17%
  • Coachman

    17%
  • Conductor

    17%

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

Laskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laskin 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 Laskin. 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 Laskin. For the veterans among your Laskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Laskin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Laskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laskin in 1956 was 32, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laskin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laskin 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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