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Lask Family History

Lask Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Polish Łask formerly Łasko a town in Łódź Voivodeship.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Laski, Lasko, Last, Laske, Laska, Lasky, Leask, Ask, Sas, Lasek

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Where is the Lask family from?

You can see how Lask families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lask family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lask families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 12 Lask families living in London. This was about 41% of all the recorded Lask's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lask families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lask surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lask ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Medical Student and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lask. 50% of Lask men worked as a Medical Student and 82% of Lask women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lask were Master Tailor and Tailoress. .

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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 1939

  • Medical Student
    50%
  • Master Tailor
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    82%
  • Tailoress
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lask. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lask 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 833 immigration records available for the last name Lask. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 665 military records available for the last name Lask. For the veterans among your Lask ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lask lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Lask life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lask in 1953 was 45, and 81 in 2004.

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