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Vasko Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Vaško): from a pet form of the personal name Václav (see Vacek). South Slavic: from a pet form of Váso, a pet form of the personal name Vasil, Slavic form of Basil. Ukrainian: from a pet form of Vasyl, Ukrainian form of Basil.

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


Similar surnames: Valko, Vaske, Misko, Wasko, Gasko, Kaske, Jasko, Lacko, Marko, Pasko

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Where is the Vasko family from?

You can see how Vasko families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vasko family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Vasko families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Vasko families living in Kansas. This was about 75% of all the recorded Vasko's in the USA. Kansas had the highest population of Vasko families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vasko surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vasko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Vasko. 37% of Vasko men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Vasko women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vasko were Inspector and New Worker.

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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
    37%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Clerk
    4%
  • Inspector
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Servant
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Vasko. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vasko. For the veterans among your Vasko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vasko lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Vasko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Vasko in 1945 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

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