Minsky Family History

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Minsky Name Meaning

Russian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Minsk, now the capital of Belarus. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Minsk Mazowiecki, in Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Mirsky, Lansky, Linsky, Pinsky, Dansky, Glinsky, Krinsky, Malinsky

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Minsky Family Origin

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Minsky Family Occupations

What did your Minsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Minsky occupation in the USA was Clerk In Store. 33% of Minsky's were Clerk In Stores. A less common occupation for the Minsky family was Peddler. Clerk In Store and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Minsky.

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  • Clerk In Store

  • Laborer

  • Peddler


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Minsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minsky 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 Minsky. 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 705 military records available for the last name Minsky. For the veterans among your Minsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Minsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Minsky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Minsky in 1958 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Minsky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Minsky 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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