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Yeske Family History

Yeske Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish Jeszke or Jeśke and of their Germanized form Jeske which is also of Sorbian origin (see Jeschke ).

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


Similar surnames: Yerke, Yerkey, Yerks, Yeakel, Yehle, Yanke, Yonke, Genske, Neske

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Where is the Yeske family from?

You can see how Yeske families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Yeske family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Yeske families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 23 Yeske families living in Illinois. This was about 39% of all the recorded Yeske's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Yeske families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Yeske surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Yeske ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Yeske. 100% of Yeske men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Yeske. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Yeske 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Yeske. 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 382 military records available for the last name Yeske. For the veterans among your Yeske ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Yeske lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Yeske life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Yeske in 1954 was 49, and 69 in 2004.

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