Jeska Family History

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Jeska Name Meaning

Polish: from a pet form of the personal name Jan (see John).

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


Similar surnames: Jesko, Jeske, Juska, Peska, Jasko, Belka, Gaska, Lesko, Jenke, Kaska

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Jeska Family Origin

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Jeska Family Occupations

What did your Jeska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jeska. 20% of Jeska men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Jeska women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jeska were Carpenter and Cook

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Bookkeeper
    5%
  • Cook
    5%

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

Jeska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Jeska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeska 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Jeska. 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 183 military records available for the last name Jeska. For the veterans among your Jeska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jeska Life Expectancy

What is the average Jeska lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Jeska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Jeska in 1944 was 19, and 75 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jeska 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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