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Teskey Family History

Teskey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Teske.

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


Similar surnames: Taskey, Poskey, Kaskey, Yeske, Yerkey, Berkey, Pelkey, Huskey, Koskey

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Where is the Teskey family from?

You can see how Teskey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Teskey family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Teskey families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 10 Teskey families living in Iowa. This was about 25% of all the recorded Teskey's in the USA. Iowa and 1 other state had the highest population of Teskey families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Teskey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Teskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the US named Teskey. 32% of Teskey men worked as a Clerk.

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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

  • Clerk
    32%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Baker
    13%
  • Farm Labor
    13%
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What Teskey family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Teskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Teskey 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 820 immigration records available for the last name Teskey. 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 433 military records available for the last name Teskey. For the veterans among your Teskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Teskey lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Teskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Teskey in 1964 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

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