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Leask Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place, now called Pitlurg, in the parish of Slains, Aberdeen. The name is first recorded in 1380 in the form Lask, but its origin is not known.

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


Similar surnames: Lask, Leys, Lees, Laske, Lease, Lesky, Leese, Laas, Leas, Lias

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Leask Family Origin

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Leask Family Occupations

What did your Leask ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leask family was Drives Truck. The most common Leask occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 11% of Leask's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Book Keeper and Clerk Drygoods were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leask.

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  • Blacksmith

    11%
  • Book Keeper

    11%
  • Clerk Drygoods

    11%
  • Drives Truck

    11%

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

Leask Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leask Life Expectancy

What is the average Leask lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Leask life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Leask in 1964 was 89, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leask

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leask 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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