Lasky Family History

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Lasky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Laski. English: habitational name from either of two places in Cornwall named Lesquite; one, in Lanivet, is named from Cornish lost ‘tail’ + cos ‘wood’; the other, in Pelynt, is from Cornish is ‘below’ + cos.

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

Similar surnames: Laske, Lansky, Laski, Laskey, Lesky, Laska, Lask, Last, Lasko, Lusky

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Lasky Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lasky name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lasky. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Lasky Family Origin

Where is the Lasky family from?

Lasky Family Occupations

What did your Lasky ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lasky. The most common Lasky occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Lasky's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lasky ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lasky Historical Records

What Lasky family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lasky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lasky 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lasky. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lasky. For the veterans among your Lasky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lasky Life Expectancy

What is the average Lasky lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lasky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lasky in 1950 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lasky 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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