Wilensky Family History

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Wilensky Name Meaning

Polish (Wilenski) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the Lithuanian city of Vilnius (called Wilno in Polish).

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

Similar surnames: Wolinski, Gilinsky, Wilinski, Belinsky, Minsky, Bilinski, Walinski

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Wilensky Family Origin

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Wilensky Family Occupations

What did your Wilensky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilensky. 24% of Wilensky men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Wilensky women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilensky were Carpenter and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Wilensky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilensky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilensky 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Wilensky. 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 643 military records available for the last name Wilensky. For the veterans among your Wilensky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilensky Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilensky lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wilensky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wilensky in 1954 was 47, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wilensky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilensky 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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