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 1880, the most common Jeska occupation in the USA was Brick Mason. 33% of Jeska's were Brick Masons. A less common occupation for the Jeska family was Laborer. Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jeska.

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  • Brick Mason

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%

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Jeska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jeska

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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