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Maschke Name Meaning

German: from a Slavic-influenced (see below) pet form of the personal names Thomas (compare Maas ) or Matthias . Germanized form of Sorbian Mašk Maška and Maško: from a pet form of the personal name Domaš or Tomaš (see Thomas 3 ) or of any name beginning with Ma-. Germanized form of Czech Mašek (see Masek ) and Polish Maszek both cognates of 2 above.

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


Similar surnames: Meschke, Haschke, Paschke, Mischke, Raschke, Marschke, Jaeschke

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Where is the Maschke family from?

You can see how Maschke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Maschke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Maschke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Maschke families living in Minnesota. This was about 25% of all the recorded Maschke's in USA. Minnesota and 1 other state had the highest population of Maschke families in 1880.
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What did your Maschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Maschke. 39% of Maschke men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Maschke women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Maschke. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Maschke. For the veterans among your Maschke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Maschke lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Maschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Maschke in 1955 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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