Mesker Family History

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Mesker Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Metzger ‘butcher’.

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


Similar surnames: Metsker, Mesler, Mester, Meske, Menken, Jeske, Medsker, Masker

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Mesker Family Origin

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Mesker Family Occupations

What did your Mesker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mesker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mesker's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mesker. A less common occupation for the Mesker family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Mesker Historical Records

What Mesker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mesker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mesker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Mesker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mesker. 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 Mesker. For the veterans among your Mesker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mesker Life Expectancy

What is the average Mesker lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Mesker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Mesker in 1956 was 44, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mesker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mesker 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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