Meschke Family History

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Meschke Name Meaning

Eastern German (of Slavic origin): variant of Metschke, a pet form of the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).

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


Similar surnames: Maschke, Peschke, Geschke, Jeschke, Reschke, Mischke, Heschke

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Meschke Family Origin

Where is the Meschke family from?

Meschke Family Occupations

What did your Meschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Meschke occupation in the USA was Barber. 50% of Meschke's were Barbers. Barber and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Meschke.

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  • Barber

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Meschke Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Meschke Life Expectancy

What is the average Meschke lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Meschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Meschke in 1952 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meschke

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meschke 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.

Famous Meschke Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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