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Zielinski Name Meaning

Polish (Zielinski): from zielony ‘green’, in various senses, or from ziolo ‘herb’. As a Polish name it seems primarily to have been a nickname for a person with a sickly ‘greenish’ complexion. It may also have been a nickname for someone who habitually dressed in green, or who was ‘green’ in the sense of being immature or inexperienced. Additionally, it may be a habitational name from any of many place named with this word, Zielin, Zielenec, Zielince, etc. It is also well established as a surname in Germany. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from places in Poland called Zielona or Zielonka; the place name derives from a root meaning ‘green’.

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

Similar surnames: Bielinski, Zelinski, Zieminski, Sieminski, Lipinski, Kilinski

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Zielinski Family Origin

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Zielinski Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Zielinski. 21% of Zielinski men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Zielinski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zielinski were Farmer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • New Worker
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • New Worker
  • Waitress
  • Housewife

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

Zielinski Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Zielinski Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Zielinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zielinski in 1941 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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