Yeske Family History

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Yeske Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Jeske.

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


Similar surnames: Yerke, Yerkey, Yerks, Yeakel, Yehle, Yanke, Yonke, Genske, Neske

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Yeske Family Origin

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Yeske Family Occupations

What did your Yeske ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Yeske. A less common occupation for the Yeske family was Works In Can Shop. The most common Yeske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Yeske's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Shoemaker

    9%
  • Works In Can Shop

    9%

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

Yeske Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Yeske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeske census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Yeske

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Yeske. 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 Yeske. For the veterans among your Yeske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Yeske Life Expectancy

What is the average Yeske lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Yeske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Yeske in 1954 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Yeske

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Yeske 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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