Comiskey Family History

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Comiskey Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Mac Cumascaigh ‘son of Cumascach’, a byname from cumascach ‘mixer’, ‘confuser’. Compare Comerford.

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


Similar surnames: Mccomiskey, Coskey, Lomasney, Croskey, Comisky, Convey, Conkey

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Comiskey Family Origin

Where is the Comiskey family from?

Comiskey Family Occupations

What did your Comiskey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Comiskey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 40% of Comiskey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Comiskey family was Licensed Lodging Housekeeper. Labourer, House Keeper (Lodging) and Labourer In Iron Work were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comiskey.

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  • Labourer

    40%
  • House Keeper (Lodging)

    20%
  • Labourer In Iron Work

    20%
  • Licensed Lodging Housekeeper

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Comiskey ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Comiskey Historical Records

What Comiskey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Comiskey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comiskey 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Comiskey. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Comiskey. For the veterans among your Comiskey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comiskey Life Expectancy

What is the average Comiskey lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Comiskey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Comiskey in 1954 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comiskey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comiskey 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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