Gaska Family History

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Gaska Name Meaning

Polish (Gaska): nickname for a naive person, from gaska ‘little goose’. Hungarian: from a pet form of the personal name Gáspár, Hungarian form of Kaspar.

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

Similar surnames: Laska, Basa, Gasko, Kaska, Kaske, Galka, Raska, Baka, Jasko, Gajda

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Gaska Family Origin

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Gaska Family Occupations

What did your Gaska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gaska. 25% of Gaska men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Gaska women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gaska were Coal Miner and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk
  • Coal Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Shoe Worker
  • Machine Operator
  • Stenographer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Gaska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gaska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gaska census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 473 immigration records available for the last name Gaska. 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 Card

There are 358 military records available for the last name Gaska. For the veterans among your Gaska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gaska Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaska lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gaska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Gaska in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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