Leske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): topographic name for someone who lived in a forest or occupational name for a forester, from Slavic les ‘forest’. Compare Polish Lesiak.

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

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Leske Family Origin

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Leske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Tailor

    22%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Pedler

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Leske family was Pedler. The most common Leske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Leske's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leske.

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Leske Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Leske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Leske in 1944 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leske

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