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Jeschke Family History

Jeschke Name Meaning

Germanized form of Sorbian Ješk Ješka and Ješko and also of Jašk: from a pet form of various personal names beginning with Ja- or Je- especially Jan ‘John’ and Jarosław (see Jaroch ). Compare Jaeschke and Geschke Germanized form of Polish Jeszka Jeśko and Jeszko (see Jeska and Jesko ) and of various other Slavic cognates (or just like-sounding surnames such as Czech Ježek; see Jezek ) of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Jaeschke, Geschke, Peschke, Meschke, Heschke, Teschke, Jeske

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Where is the Jeschke family from?

You can see how Jeschke families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jeschke family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Jeschke families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Jeschke family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Jeschke's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Jeschke families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jeschke surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jeschke ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jeschke. 35% of Jeschke men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Jeschke women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jeschke were Farm Laborer and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    13%
  • Factory Hand
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    10%
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Passenger Lists

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Jeschke. For the veterans among your Jeschke ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jeschke lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Jeschke life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Jeschke in 1943 was 45, and 75 in 2004.

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