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Neske Name Meaning

German: from a pet form of the female medieval personal name Nes, a short form of Agnes (see Ness 4).

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


Similar surnames: Jeske, Nese, Teske, Henke, Beske, Remke, Noelke, Eike, Lemke, Nelle

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Where is the Neske family from?

You can see how Neske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neske family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Neske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Neske families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Neske's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Neske families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neske ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neske. 39% of Neske men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Neske women worked as a Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    39%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Plumber
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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What Neske family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Neske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neske 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 230 immigration records available for the last name Neske. 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 346 military records available for the last name Neske. For the veterans among your Neske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neske lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Neske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Neske in 1965 was 77, and 82 in 2004.

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