Poskey Family History

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Poskey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Poske (also Pöske), perhaps from a short form of a Slavic personal name formed with bog ‘god’, for example Bogumil.

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


Similar surnames: Paskey, Posey, Gosney, Cossey, Taskey, Kaskey, Popke, Koskey, Yockey

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Poskey Family Origin

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Poskey Family Occupations

What did your Poskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Farm Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poskey. 55% of Poskey men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    55%
  • Farmer
    28%
  • Salesman
    19%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Helper
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Poskey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 613 census records available for the last name Poskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poskey 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 21 immigration records available for the last name Poskey. 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 169 military records available for the last name Poskey. For the veterans among your Poskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Poskey lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Poskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Poskey in 1962 was 72, and 99 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poskey 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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