Zagorski Family History

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Zagorski Name Meaning

Polish (Zagórski): topographic name for someone who lived on the other side of a hill from the main settlement, from za ‘beyond’, ‘on the other side of’ + góra ‘hill’ (see Gorski) + the surname suffix -ski. Alternatively, it may be a habitational name from a place named Zagóra or Zagórze, named with this phrase. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Zagorie in Belarus or Zhagory, now in Lithuania.

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

Similar surnames: Zaborski, Zamorski, Zapolski, Zatorski, Zaworski, Zaborowski, Gorski

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Zagorski Family Origin

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Zagorski Family Occupations

What did your Zagorski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zagorski. 32% of Zagorski men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Zagorski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zagorski were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Looper
  • Waitress
  • Clerk

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

Zagorski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zagorski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zagorski 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Zagorski. 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 Zagorski. For the veterans among your Zagorski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zagorski Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zagorski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zagorski in 1950 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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