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Kovalsky Surname Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Ukrainian Russian and Belorussian: of Polish origin (see Kowalski ) or a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Kovali in Belarus (Belorussian Kavali) named with Russian koval ‘smith’ (see Koval ). Compare Kovalski . Altered form of Polish Kowalski . Compare Kowalsky .

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

Similar surnames: Kovalski, Kovaleski, Wolsky, Kowalski, Kowalsky, Konarski, Polsky

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Where is the Kovalsky family from?

You can see how Kovalsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovalsky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovalsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Kovalsky families living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kovalsky's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Kovalsky families in 1880.
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What did your Kovalsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Kovalsky. 100% of Kovalsky women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kovalsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovalsky 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Kovalsky. 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 Cards

There are 497 military records available for the last name Kovalsky. For the veterans among your Kovalsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovalsky lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kovalsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kovalsky in 1942 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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