Last name: TASKER

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All you have to know about the last name TASKER

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TASKER : This last name is indexed 45,912 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

TASKER : 1: English (mainly Yorkshire and Lancashire): occupational name for someone who did piece-work (especially someone who threshed grain) from an unrecorded Middle English tasker a derivative of Middle English task(e) ‘task piece of work’ (Old French tasque) for someone who was paid for piece-work especially threshing grain.2: In some cases also Slovenian (Tašker): occupational name for a maker of purses bags derived from taška ‘bag’ a loanword from German (see Taschner).

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