Polonsky Family History

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Polonsky Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine and Belorussia): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Polonnoe, Polonka, and Polonsk, in Ukraine and Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Polanski, Polosky, Plansky, Dolinski, Lansky, Polansky, Malinsky

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Polonsky Family Origin

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Polonsky Family Occupations

What did your Polonsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Motor Driver and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Polonsky. 29% of Polonsky men worked as a Motor Driver and 75% of Polonsky women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polonsky were Heavy Worker and Shop Assistant (unemployed)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Motor Driver
    29%
  • Butchers Assistant
    15%
  • General Ware Dealer
    15%
  • Heavy Worker
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    75%
  • Shop Assistant (unemployed)
    25%

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

Polonsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Polonsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polonsky 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 Polonsky. 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 482 military records available for the last name Polonsky. For the veterans among your Polonsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polonsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Polonsky lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Polonsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Polonsky in 1962 was 74, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polonsky

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