Askey Name Meaning

from an early Middle English personal name of Scandinavian origin, related to Old Danish Aski, a derivative of askr ‘ash tree’. variant of Askew.

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


Similar surnames: Asker, Alley, Askin, Ashby, Askew, Caskey, Paskey, Taskey, Ashley

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Askey Family Origin

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Askey Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    60%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Railway Station Master

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Askey family was Railway Station Master. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Askey. The most common Askey occupation in Canada was Farmer. 60% of Askey's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Askey | Data not to scale

Askey Historical Records

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Askey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Askey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Askey in 1954 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Askey

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