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Taskey Family History

Taskey Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Taske or taski, of Slavic origin, from a personal name from the Slavic stem meaning ‘to give’.

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


Similar surnames: Paskey, Askey, Kaskey, Caskey, Poskey, Laske, Tussey, Kaske, Massey

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Where is the Taskey family from?

You can see how Taskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Taskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Taskey families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Taskey families living in Indiana. This was about 53% of all the recorded Taskey's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Taskey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Taskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Taskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Taskey. 32% of Taskey men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Taskey women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Taskey were Farm Laborer and Stenographer.

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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

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Machinist
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    50%
  • Stenographer
    50%
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What Taskey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Taskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Taskey 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Taskey. 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 254 military records available for the last name Taskey. For the veterans among your Taskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Taskey lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Taskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Taskey in 1960 was 37, and 85 in 2004.

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