Poleski Family History

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Poleski Name Meaning

Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: regional name for someone from Polesie, a region covering parts of modern Belarus, Poland, and Ukraine. Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Polesie, named with a Slavic word meaning ‘forest glade’ or ‘cleared forest land’.

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

Similar surnames: Polanski, Zaleski, Molski, Wolski, Polsky, Polski, Oleski, Solecki

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Poleski Family Origin

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Poleski Family Occupations

What did your Poleski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Poleski. 29% of Poleski men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Grinder

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

Poleski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Poleski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poleski 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 203 immigration records available for the last name Poleski. 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 334 military records available for the last name Poleski. For the veterans among your Poleski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poleski Life Expectancy

What is the average Poleski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Poleski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poleski in 1962 was 72, and 81 in 2004.

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