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Paskey Family History

Paskey Name Meaning

English (Devon): from a pet form of the medieval personal name Pask. Perhaps an altered form of German Paske.

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


Similar surnames: Paske, Pasker, Poskey, Taskey, Kaskey, Pasley, Massey, Caskey, Askey

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Where is the Paskey family from?

You can see how Paskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Paskey families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Paskey families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Paskey's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Paskey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paskey. 47% of Paskey men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Paskey women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paskey were New Worker and 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
    47%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    43%
  • Farm Helper
    29%
  • Waitress
    29%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Paskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paskey 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 114 immigration records available for the last name Paskey. 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 221 military records available for the last name Paskey. For the veterans among your Paskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paskey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Paskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Paskey in 1962 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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