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Piske Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): topographic name for someone living or farming on sandy soil, from Sorbian pesk ‘sand’.

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


Similar surnames: Pike, Pieske, Paske, Ciske, Riske, Meske, Zaske, Jeske, Limke, Pile

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Piske Family Origin

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Piske Family Occupations

What did your Piske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Works On Railroad and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piske. A less common occupation for the Piske family was Laborer. The most common Piske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Piske's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Works On Railroad

    20%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

Piske Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Piske Life Expectancy

What is the average Piske lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2003, in the United States, Piske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Piske in 1943 was 34, and 74 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piske 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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