Meske Name Meaning

North German: from Middle Low German meseke ‘titmouse’, possibly a nickname for someone who was agile or a metonymic occupational name for a bird catcher. Swedish: possibly of the same origin as 1.

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


Similar surnames: Muske, Leske, Beske, Jeske, Mente, Pesce, Melde, Piske, Geske, Neske

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Meske Family Origin

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Meske Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Artist

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • News Agent

    10%

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In 1880, Farmer, Artist and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meske. A less common occupation for the Meske family was News Agent. The most common Meske occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Meske's were Farmers.

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Meske Historical Records

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Meske Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Meske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Meske in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meske

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