Peska Family History

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Peska Name Meaning

Czech (Pešicka): from a pet form of the personal name Pešek (see Pesek).

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


Similar surnames: Jeska, Pesta, Pesa, Pelka, Pesek, Kaska, Raska, Teska, Posa, Penka

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Peska Family Origin

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Peska Family Occupations

What did your Peska ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peska family was Laborer. Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peska. The most common Peska occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 17% of Peska's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

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

Peska Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peska Life Expectancy

What is the average Peska lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Peska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Peska in 1955 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peska

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peska 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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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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