Zelinski Family History

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Zelinski Name Meaning

Ukrainian and Jewish (from Ukraine): habitational name for someone from Zelenki in Ukraine. The toponym is derived from the eastern Slavic root ‘green’. Polish (Zelinski): variant of Zielinski.

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

Similar surnames: Zielinski, Dolinski, Jelinski, Malinski, Wolinski, Helinski, Kulinski

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Zelinski Family Origin

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Zelinski Family Occupations

What did your Zelinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House and Works In Plow Works were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Zelinski. A less common occupation for the Zelinski family was Works In Stone Quarry. The most common Zelinski occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 33% of Zelinski's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

  • Works In Plow Works

  • Works In Stone Quarry


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Zelinski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Zelinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zelinski 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 Zelinski. 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 Zelinski. For the veterans among your Zelinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zelinski Life Expectancy

What is the average Zelinski lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Zelinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zelinski in 1956 was 46, and 74 in 2004.

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