Barsky Family History

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Barsky Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine) and Ukrainian: habitational name for someone from the city of Bar, now in Ukraine. In the 16th century this was an important frontier fortress of the Polish Empire against the Turks and the Tartars, which in the 18th century became the center of a confederation. Its original name was Rów; it was given its present name in honor of the Italian city of Bari by Bona Sforza, Duchess of Bari, wife of King Zygmunt Stary (Sigismund the Old).

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

Similar surnames: Barley, Lansky, Lubarsky, Boyarsky, Barski, Barsi, Belsky, Barak

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Barsky Family Origin

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Barsky Family Occupations

What did your Barsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bakerretired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Barsky. 9% of Barsky men worked as a Bakerretired and 38% of Barsky women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Barsky were Engineering Cycle Work and Housework (unpaid

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bakerretired
  • Colliery Banksman (above) Hea Work
  • Electric Cable Jointer
  • Engineering Cycle Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Doctor Of Medicine
  • Head Supervisor (clerk) Power
  • Housework (unpaid

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

Barsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Barsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Barsky 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Barsky. 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 706 military records available for the last name Barsky. For the veterans among your Barsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Barsky Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Barsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Barsky in 1948 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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