Peskin Family History

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Peskin Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Peske, a pet form of Pesl, which is of uncertain etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Meskin, Eskin, Belkin, Elkin, Perlin, Henkin, Etkin, Temkin, Riskin

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Peskin Family Origin

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Peskin Family Occupations

What did your Peskin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Formerly Forge Roller In Ironworks and Warehouseman were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peskin. The most common Peskin occupation in the UK was Formerly Forge Roller In Ironworks. 50% of Peskin's were Formerly Forge Roller In Ironworkss.

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  • Formerly Forge Roller In Ironworks

  • Warehouseman


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Peskin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peskin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peskin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Peskin. 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 692 military records available for the last name Peskin. For the veterans among your Peskin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peskin Life Expectancy

What is the average Peskin lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Peskin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peskin in 1954 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peskin 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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