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Lesky Name Meaning

Czech (Leský): from an adjectival form of Czech les ‘forest’, a topographic name for someone living in a forest, an occupational name for a woodman, or a habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Bohemia named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lesko, Leske, Lasky, Espy, Lusky, Laske, Olesky, Lieske, Lusby, Lisby

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Lesky Family Origin

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Lesky Family Occupations

What did your Lesky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Peddler and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lesky. The most common Lesky occupation in the USA was Peddler. 50% of Lesky's were Peddlers. A less common occupation for the Lesky family was Laborer.

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  • Peddler

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

Lesky Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lesky Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesky lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lesky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lesky in 1950 was 51, and 90 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesky 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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