Polsky Family History

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Polsky Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: ethnic or regional name from eastern Slavic polskij ‘Polish’ (see Polak).

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

Similar surnames: Wolsky, Polski, Poleski, Polak, Polansky, Polka, Wolski, Polk

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Polsky Family Origin

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Polsky Family Occupations

What did your Polsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Polsky occupation in the USA was Tailor. 67% of Polsky's were Tailors. Tailor and Car Conductor (Street) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polsky.

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  • Tailor

  • Car Conductor (Street)


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

Polsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Polsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polsky 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 Polsky. 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 623 military records available for the last name Polsky. For the veterans among your Polsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Polsky lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Polsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Polsky in 1956 was 43, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polsky

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