Tasker Family History

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Tasker Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who did piece-work (especially someone who threshed grain), from an agent derivative of Anglo-Norman French tasque ‘task’ (Old French tasche, Late Latin taxa, of uncertain origin). Slovenian (Tašker): unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Asker, Tasler, Maser, Baker, Tacker, Hawker, Paster, Walker, Thacker

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Tasker Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Tasker name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Tasker. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Tasker Family Origin

Where is the Tasker family from?

Tasker Family Occupations

What did your Tasker ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tasker. A less common occupation for the Tasker family was Farmer. The most common Tasker occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Tasker's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Farmer


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

Tasker Historical Records

What Tasker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Tasker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tasker 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Tasker. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Tasker. For the veterans among your Tasker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tasker Life Expectancy

What is the average Tasker lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Tasker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Tasker in 1946 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tasker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tasker 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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