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Jeske Name Meaning

Germanized form of Polish Jeszka (see Jeska ) and Sorbian Ješka and of their several variants and cognates (see Jeschke ). Polish (Jeśke): German-influenced (see 1 above) variant of Jeszka (see Jeska ). In North America this surname may also be an altered form of the much more common Polish variant Jeszke. Compare Yeske .

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


Similar surnames: Jesse, Jenke, Jesko, Jeska, Teske, Neske, Leske, Beske, Kuske, Meske

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Where is the Jeske family from?

You can see how Jeske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jeske family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Jeske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 58 Jeske families living in Wisconsin. This was about 57% of all the recorded Jeske's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Jeske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jeske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jeske ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Jeske. 72% of Jeske men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Cleaner
    29%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Jeske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jeske 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Jeske. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Jeske. For the veterans among your Jeske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jeske lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Jeske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Jeske in 1945 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

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