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Zaretsky Family History

Zaretsky Name Meaning
Ukrainian and Belorussian: topographic name for someone living ‘on the other side of the river’. Compare Polish Zarzecki.Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: habitational name for someone from places called Zarechie (meaning ‘on the other side of the river’), in Ukraine and Belarus.

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

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Name Distribution of Zaretsky Families

  • Number of Zaretsky families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Zaretsky Family Origin

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