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Demske Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized form of Polish and Jewish Demski or Polish Dębski (see Debski ).

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


Similar surnames: Demski, Denke, Leske, Debski, Deluke, Beske, Remke, Jeske, Damsky

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Where is the Demske family from?

You can see how Demske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demske family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Demske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Demske families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 55% of all the recorded Demske's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Demske families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cashier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demske. 29% of Demske men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Demske women worked as a Cashier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demske were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cashier
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Demske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demske 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 123 immigration records available for the last name Demske. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 196 military records available for the last name Demske. For the veterans among your Demske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demske lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Demske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Demske in 1957 was 59, and 55 in 2004.

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