Peska Family History

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Peska Name Meaning

Czech (Pešicka): from a pet form of the personal name Pešek (see Pesek).

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

Similar surnames: Jeska, Pesta, Pesa, Pelka, Pesek, Kaska, Raska, Teska, Posa, Penka

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Peska Family Origin

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Peska Family Occupations

What did your Peska ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peska. 18% of Peska men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Peska women worked as a Bookkeeper Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peska were Labor and Farm Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper Stenographer
  • Domestic
  • Dressmaker
  • Farm Laborer

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

Peska Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Peska. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peska 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Peska. 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 213 military records available for the last name Peska. For the veterans among your Peska ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peska Life Expectancy

What is the average Peska lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Peska life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Peska in 1955 was 58, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peska 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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