Polansky Family History

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Polansky Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Polanský): ethnic or regional name for a Pole (see Polanski). Jewish (Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: variant spelling of Polanski.

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

Similar surnames: Polanski, Dolinsky, Polsky, Kolinsky, Malinsky, Rozansky, Polasky

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Polansky Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Polansky name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Polansky. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Polansky Family Origin

Where is the Polansky family from?

Polansky Family Occupations

What did your Polansky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Polansky family was Saloon. The most common Polansky occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Polansky's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Hat Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polansky.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Hat Store

  • Saloon


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Polansky ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Polansky Historical Records

What Polansky family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Polansky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polansky 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 Polansky. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Polansky. For the veterans among your Polansky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polansky Life Expectancy

What is the average Polansky lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Polansky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polansky in 1957 was 61, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polansky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polansky 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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