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Luskey Family History

Luskey Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish McCluskey.

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

Similar surnames: Lusky, Duskey, Lucey, Hussey, Coskey, Liskey, Lackey, Lukey, Hiskey

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Where is the Luskey family from?

You can see how Luskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Luskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Luskey families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Luskey family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Luskey's in USA. New York had the highest population of Luskey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Luskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Luskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Luskey. 36% of Luskey men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Luskey women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Luskey were Mechanic and Stenographer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Seamstress
  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Luskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Luskey 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 137 immigration records available for the last name Luskey. 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 573 military records available for the last name Luskey. For the veterans among your Luskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Luskey lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Luskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Luskey in 1965 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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